The Kitale businessman who shot a woman in Kiminini market by mistake thinking it was the late 'fugitive' Caroline Kangogo is dead. 

Ken Muyundo was found dead in his house in Kiminini, Trans-Nzoia County.

The Trans-Nzoia. County Commander Jacinta Wesonga confirmed Muyundo's death and said detectives from Kitale were already dispatched to the scene.

She said they are yet to establish the cause of Muyundo's death but affirmed that investigations are ongoing to ascertain the same.

"We don't know what happened and detectives are investigating circumstances surrounding his death," said Wesonga.

According to police report, Muyundo's sister Florence Muyundo, he arrived home late on Monday but did not wake up the following day 

After several attempts to reach her brother on Tuesday, Florence was forced to reach out to Muyundo's neighbours and find out what was happening since her brother was staying alone in his house 

The neighbours were promoted to break the door when they did not get any response from the deceased and that is when they found Muyundo's lifeless body lying on the floor of his bedroom.

"It is then that we found his body on the floor of his bedroom," Florence said.

The deceased was facing attempted murder charges for shooting Phanice Chemutai who he said he mistook for the much sought 'fugitive' Kangogo