A middle aged man has been electrocuted to death by a faulty electric connection as he was handling a car wash machine near the Mwingi Catholic church early morning of today.
The middle aged man who is an employee in a car wash is said to have made a faulty electric connection which shot circuited the car wash machine and as a result he was electrocuted.
According to Dickson Kyalo who is the owner of the car wash, nothing much could be done to safe the man as it was already raining and before they could reach out for him he was long dead.
The incident has been confirmed by Mwingi police OCPD John Nyamu who said that investigations to ascertain the real cause of the death are still underway.
Elsewhere near a prominent hotel in Mwingi town, a businessman is counting losses after his 5 goats were also electrocuted.