BY CORRESPONDENT,MUMIAS,7TH APRIL 2018-An Anglican Church of Kenya clergyman in Mumias was on Saturday morning found dead in his rented house .
The priest identified as Peter Muniafu from Butere Diocese, was found dead at Lukoye estate in Mumias West sub-county.
Neigbours who spoke to WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE say the cleric was last seen on Thursday evening when he entered his house.
Area OCPD Peter Kattam said officers forced their way into the house since the door was locked from the inside.
“The body was on the floor. We found a blood-stained knife in the toilet,” Mr Kattam said.
The body had had neck and head injuries.
He said detectives have launched investigations into the death.
“It is likely he killed himself because the door was locked from the inside,” Mr Kattam added.
“We will know the exact cause of the death after a postmortem examination. Let us not speculate.”
The body was taken to St Mary’s Hospital mortuary.