A Kitale businessman who allegedly shot a woman he thought was the late fugitive cop Caroline Kangogo is dead.
Ken Muyundo was found dead at his Kiminini home in Trans Nzoi County on Tuesday afternoon.
Trans Nzoia County Commander Jacinta Wesonga who confirmed the incident said that the Muyundo was found dead in his house.
The police boss said that though they have not established what caused the death of the businessman, a team of detectives from Kitale have been sent to his home to investigate the matter.
"We don't know what happened and detectives are investigating circumstances surrounding his death," Wesonga said.
The deceased sister, Florence Muyunda said that her brother arrived home on Monday night without any signs of illness but, when she called her on Tuesday morning he was not picking her calls. This prompted her to rush to his house where he had been living alone to find out what was going on with him.
Florence told the police that when she arrived at Muyunda's home which she found locked from the incident. After minutes of knocking without an answer, Florence said she sought the help of a few neighbours who helped her break into the house.
"It is then that we found his body on the floor of his bedroom," she said.
Following the incident, the police commander said that items found in Muyundo's house will be examined to aid the probe into his death.
At the time of his death, Muyundo was facing an attempted murder trial after he shot and wounded Phanice Chemutai on July 8, in Kiminini.
He told the police that he shot Chemutai after mistaking her with the late killer cop Caroline Kangogo.
At the time, Kangogo was on the run after she allegedly killed two men in Nakuru and Thika.