BY HILLARY OMITI,Migori County.
Police in Uriri Sub County have launched an investigation into the death of a 70 year old woman. Maria Angira was burnt beyond recognition last night after a fire gutted down her house in Nyaoke village Central Kanyamkago.
According to the area chief, Mr. Erick Odhiambo, the cause of the fire is unknown. However, Maria’s neighbors said that the deceased was boiling water when the incident occurred. The fire then caught her bedding and spread to the entire house.
Chief Odhiambo appealed to the residents to be careful while handling fire in their homes in a bid to avert such ugly incidences.