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Police Officers to Keep-Off Suspected Killer Caroline Kangogo's Burial

TUKO 07/29/2021

  • Caroline Kangogo will not be accorded the ceremonial send-off like that of serving police officers
  • The police said they would not participate in her burial due to the circumstances surrounding her death
  • Kangogo's uncle, Robert Kipkorir, said they would accord her an ordinary send-off

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Police officer Caroline Kangogo will be laid to rest at her parents home in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet county, today, Thursday, July 29.

The late police officer Caroline Kangogo. Photo: DCI. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The late police officer Caroline Kangogo, suspected of killing two men. Photo: DCI.

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However, the suspected killer will not be accorded the ceremonial send-off like that of serving police officers who die in the line of duty.

The police said they would not participate in her burial due to the circumstances surrounding her death as she is said to have taken her own life, Daily Nation reported.

As of Wednesday, July 28, Kangogo's family said the police had not reached to them concerning her burial plans.

Kangogo's uncle Robert Kipkorir, who doubles up as her family's spokesman, said they had concluded the burial arrangements and would accord her an ordinary send-off.

He said the 34-year old would not be cremated as she had allegedly said in text messages police officers claimed were in the draft folder in her phone.

Gunshot wound

According to senior Government Pathologist Johansen Odour, Kangogo died of a gunshot wound caused by the bullet that went through her brain.

An autopsy conducted on Tuesday, July 27, established that it was a contact wound meaning the gun was on the skin.

However, the pathologist said they were yet to establish how Kangogo died, adding that it will only be revealed once the laboratory results are out.

He noted that they had taken samples that help them further their investigations to ascertain the cause of her death.

Took her own life

As previously reported, Kangogo's father maintained that his daughter took her own life, dismissing claims that she might have been murdered.

A section of members of the public had expressed reservations about the circumstances surrounding Kangogo's death after her lifeless body was found in a composed state, in a pool of blood inside a bathroom in her family's home.

On Sunday, July 18, Kangogo's father, Barnaba Kibor, asked those who think his daughter was murdered to table their evidence.

Kangogo is the main suspect in the murder of Constable John Ogweno in Nakuru and a civilian, Peter Ndwiga, in Thika, both of whom met their deaths in less than 24 hours.

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