Body of 75-year-old man found decomposing in a thicket in Baringo

By , K24 Digital
On Mon, 14 Aug, 2023 15:35 | < 1 min read
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The body of a 75-year-old man was discovered decomposing in a thicket by his son after going missing a week ago in Riwo Sub-location, Baringo County.

Raymond Cherop, who until his demise lived alone, is alleged to have last been spotted heading to his farm which is within the area on August 7, 2023.

He however went missing until his body was later found rotting in a thicket at a cliff bordering his home.

Ewalel location chief Patrick Kiprop confirmed the incident, noting that he received the report from the son of the deceased.

“Victor Cherop, the son of the deceased, called me at around 4 pm yesterday (Sunday) informing me of the incident which I then immediately notified the officers from Kabarnet police station who swiftly acted and rushed to the scene,” the administrator told K24Digital.

Preliminary reports have it that he slid and fell off the cliff which is next to his farm.

Police officers took the decomposing body of the granny to Baringo County Referral Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.

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