Police probe death of Kirinyaga tycoon after claims he set himself on fire

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Police are investigating the bizarre death of a Kirinyaga tycoon after claims that he set himself on fire.The incident occurred  metres from his compound at Mbiri Trading Centre in Gichugu constituency.

Gichugu deputy police commander Patrick Nyaanga said they were informed about the incident by the deceased’s uncle.

“We are investigating whether he’s the one who wrote suicidal note,” Nyaanga added.

Residents of Mbiri  however said they could not believe Muchiri could have killed himself.

According to the deputy police boss, there were also reports that the deceased had a dispute with his wife.

The body was taken to Kibugi Funeral Home Kutus awaiting a post mortem.