Makueni SenatorÂ Mutula KilonzoÂ has passed on in his Maanzoni home in Machakos County.
Former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka announced the shocking news during a burial in Tseikuru in Mwingi North Constituency on Saturday afternoon.
Police have also confirmed the news saying Mutula was found dead Saturday afternoon in his room.
Workers were curious after he failed to wake up upto 1pm and were forced to break the door where they found his body lying on bed.
Deputy Inspector General of Police Grace Kaindi says they are yet to know the cause ofÂ deathÂ and thorough probe will be conducted including a postmortem.
â€œWe have been informed of theÂ deathÂ and all resources have been mobilised to know the causeâ€, said Kaindi.
Workers told police Mutula retired to bed late Friday night and was in high spirits.
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