Terrence Korir has burned to death after his car burst into flames in Buru Buru Phase 5 Estate in Nairobi.

The wreckage of the car in which Terrence Korir, a resident of Nairobi's Buruburu Estate, died following a fire on April 29, 2020. PHOTO | JOSEPH NDUNDA

The charred remains of the man were found after the fire had been contained. Police suspect arson because the car’s engine and trunk were not burnt.

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The interior of the Subaru Impreza parked next to the man’s house was damaged.

Police say the man is married with two children. Although the body is burnt beyond recognition, neighbors say he is Terrance Korir, 36.

The neighbors and guards said the car caught fire as the man started the engine ready to leave for work. He works with a bank in the city.

Police said they were called by guards and management of Mai Mahiu Court and informed there was a car on fire at about 8.30 am.

They then called firemen to the scene. It was after they had contained the fire that they established the man’s identity and his house.

The remains were removed from the scene as investigations continue.

Buruburu police boss Adamson Bungei said they are yet to establish the cause of the fire. He added a preliminary analysis of the wreckage that showed only the inner part of the Subaru was damaged killing the man who was seated in the driver’s seat.

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