By Mangoa Mosota
A gang of more than ten clubbed the four to death, as police said some of the gangsters would have been workers of Shivling Supermarket.
The grisly killing left residents in shock, as the deceased had cuts on the heads and necks.
Police said the gang made away with over Sh1.4 million, unknown number of phones and DVDs.
Homa bay OCPD Francis Kumut told The Standard that the victims were hit with blunt objects.
Samuel Ogalo Ouka, 52, Dickson Andata 50, Samuel Ayuko, 49, met their death at the entry of supermarket. Oduor Ogenya, 54, was guarding a nearby butchery, and his attempts to raise an alarm led to his murder.
“Three of the dead were killed outside the supermarket. The fourth was killed after he tried to raise an alarm,” Kumut told The Standard on phone.
He said Ogenya was chased by the gang, as he tried to flee, and killed in the incident that occurred on Monday at around 3am.
Residents jammed the scene, but the OCPD said there were no cases of unruliness.
However, The Standard established that there was a lot of tension in the town and security officers conducted patrol in the area.
On Monday, Kumut said scene-of-crime detectives from Kisii had dusted the place for fingerprints.