A somber mood engulfed the residents of Kaduke village after the body of a 48 year old widow was discovered lying by the roadside in Rachuonyo East Sub County, Homa bay county.
The body of Pamella Akinyi Owuor a mother of two was Friday night found lying on the road side near Kaguri area by passersbys who reported to the area clan elder.
Confirming the incident to KNA, Kasewe location Chief Moses Odhiambo Ongere, said the deceased was on her way back home from Getare village in the neighbouring Nyamira County when she collapsed and died on the spot.
Ongere said they have not yet established the kind of business the deceased went to transact in the neighbouring county since she never informed any of her family members of her errand.
The administrator further revealed that the deceased who had been a drunkard might have consumed excess alcohol that led to her death since there were no visible injuries found on her body.
He said that police officers from Othoro police station visited the scene and retrieved the body to Rachuonyo Sub County Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem. He added that police have already launched investigations into the matter.
Source: Kenya News Agency