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Isaac Juma: DP Ruto lead Kenyans in mourning renowned Harambee Stars, AFC Leopards fan

Renowned Harambee Stars and AFC Leopards football fan Isaac Juma Onyango is dead.

According to reports on local publications, the football fanatic took his final bow on Wednesday night, January 26 after being attacked by an assailant at his home.

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Juma hails from Mumias, Kakamega County.

Sources indicated that Juma was slashed to death by the assailant with officials attributing the unfortunate incident to a land conflict pitting the deceased and the assailant.

Confirming the incident, Western Regional police boss Peris Muthoni told journalists that they are interrogating the suspect for more information.

“We have a suspect over the murder to know more,” she said.

His body was picked and taken to a local mortuary.

Mourning Juma, Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala described him as a close friend and someone who supported him politically.

“Saddened to have woken up to the news that soccer has lost one of its most loyal fans, Juma. In his DNA football was the most dominant trait

“On behalf of my family and the good people of Kakamega county, I express my heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and fans. Football has lost. RIP Juma,” the Senator said.

On the other hand, Deputy President William Ruto mourned the deceased as a friendly, jovial and passionate soccer supporter.

“We are heartbroken by the loss of the ever-present AFC Leopards and Harambee Stars longstanding fan Isaac Juma. He was a friendly, ever jovial and passionate soccer supporter

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“Our thoughts are with the family and soccer fraternity during this painful time. Rest In Peace, Juma,” wrote the DP.

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