A Kenyan Pastor, Fred Ochieng has killed his neighbor, Tobias Oyoo, who allegedly caught him red-handed having sex with his wife in the bush.
The 32-year-old Oyoo, while acting on a tip-off, trailed his wife to the fateful scene at Osiri gold mines, Migori County in Kenya.
Its reported that Oyoo confronted the pastor and the 2 broke-up into a fight as his 28-year-old wife fled the scene
During the fight Pastor Ochieng shoved Oyoo into a deep gold mine ditch where he fell head first on sharp rocks which cut his skull open
Ochieng, according to the STANDARD newspaper (Kenya), reportedly admitted to the crime but claimed he did so in self-defence before he disappeared.
Oyoo’s wife reported the incident that night to the traditional ruler of Osiri community, Chief David Oula, who deployed a search team to the area.
Eventually, the remains of the deceased Oyoo was found in the gold mine in a pool of blood.
Chief Oula told the media: “Oyoo and his wife had just solved their marital problem at my palace days before. The woman’s affair with the suspect was the main problem in the marriage.
“After she discovered that the bush fight ended tragically, Oyoo’s wife owned up and reported to me. I went to the crime scene with a team of locals to confirm the incident.
“When the deep mine was inspected, the deceased was found in it dead. Oula said.
The Officer-in-Charge of Police Department (OCPD) in Nyatike, Dishon Chebaka, confirmed the incident and said the three were members of Roho Msalaba Church, knew each other well and that the suspect was still at large.
“Ochieng’s motorcycle and the woman are at Macalder police station as the search for the suspect,goes on” Chebaka said.
Oyoo’s body was taken to Migori Level Four Hospital mortuary.