A popular musician in Bungoma County has been killed by unknown assailants.
Apart from being an artist, Peter Oteng who goes by the stage name STORM DWARCHILD was also a journalist and was working with Kanduyi Mp Wafula Wamunyinyi as a communication officer.
Storm was found with deep panga cuts on the head and the hand and reports indicate that he might have struggled with his killers before they eventually overpowered him.
His blood socked body with deep cuts was found along the Sunrise estate road in Bungoma town where he also resided from by passersby at around 11:40 Pm on Friday night.
His death has brought about emotions on social media with the users condemning the act.
Prior to his current role, Oteng also worked with Kimilili Mp Didmus Barasa in the same capacity.
He was instrumental in rsing Barasa’s political popularity through producing eye capturing photographs and videos.
Storm later differed with Barasa and was employed by Wamunyinyi where he continued with his excellent job as a communication officer.
Apart from being a performing artist, storm also played his role as a journalist and wouldn’t brush shoulders with anybody.
The deceased who has his roots in Uganda had songs such as Birikicho, Covid-19, Hustle, landlord, Bintu Bichenjanga among others which had received massive airplay in Kenyan radios and TV stations.
Wamunyinyi oversaw police take Storm’s body to Bungoma County Referral Hospital.
Many people had these reactions over his death.
Fred Owino wrote;”If you don’t believe, Storm is no more then go to hell, we can’t lose such a sole for the sake of either politics or talent…I mourn you my guy. Just last month I accorded you a venue at Outlaws Rhumba House to shoot your video,”
Peter Wakhuleka; What are we getting at? It should not reach these..It so sad,just lack words.Storm has been dedicated to his work as communication secretary to Hon Wafula wamunyinyi Fk leader,and we have been working together very well.Also very passionate young artist in music.Let all investigave agencies do justice to storm.RIP storm..
“I have received the news of the demise of Peter Oteng popularly known as Storm with utter shock and disbelief. I knew Storm over ten years ago as a young man who had great interest in videography and photography. Worked with him in several media projects and also served with him in Kimilili constituency where he was as a communication officer,” wrote John Nalianya, A Journalist.
He continued, “An accomplished musician and a friend to many. It is saddening that he had to die such a brutal death. young man who despite coming from a humble background had risen to a house hold name cutting his niche in the society ending up dinning with the high and mighty,Rest in peace friend,”.
I will sincerely miss your jokes and prolonged laughter. As the media fraternity we call on the police to leave no stone unturned in unraveling the mystery behind the death of the young man. It is indeed a dark day. Rest in peace Storm.