Two arrested after 41-year-old man beaten to death in Siaya

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Police in Rarieda, Siaya County, are holding two suspects in connection with the brutal murder of a 41-year old man.

Joseph Otieno and Joram Ochere were arrested after they were suspected to be behind the killing of Michael Ochieng .

Assistant Chief Martin Jakoyo said, the deceased succumbed to injuries on Sunday morning following a brutal beating.

According to the assistant chief, the suspects were close friends of the deceased and had also been working together. The cause of the disagreement between the three, however, remains unclear.

After the beating, the deceased was reportedly taken home by his elder brother where he succumbed to the injuries.

The body of the deceased was moved to Bondo Sub-county Hospital mortuary as investigations into the matter continue