Long-serving Bishop Cornelius Korir dies aged 67

By Sylvester Okumu,

October 30th, 2017,

Bishop Cornelius Korir has died today morning.

The bishop who was representing the Eldoret Catholic Diocese was pronounced dead on arrival and at an Eldoret hospital.

There were plans to fly him to Karen hospital in Nairobi further today for specialized treatment.

It is said that he developed complications while at his home in Eldoret and was rushed to the hospital.

Eldoret residents expressed their condolences with many taking to social media to offer support to the family during the trying moment.

Korir played a key peace restoration role during the 2007/08 Post Election Violence.

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