Kenya’s long time Actor Derrick Amunga has passed away. The actor who is mostly known for his role in Tausi as ‘Master Sugu’, The guy has been missing for over a week.
There had been an ongoing campaign on social media to locate him for the past few days. His body was yesterday found at Kenyatta National Hospital motuary. According to the mortuary records, his body has been lying there since Monday last week. A post mortem is yet to be conducted to determine the cause of his death.
According to his housemate Shem Odhiambo, Amunga “had gone to his rural home in Kakamega to re-strategize on his acting career.”
“We told him to come back to Nairobi since the theatre industry has improved, and when he finally did, I hosted him in my house. ” Shem told Nation media.
Derrick was popular in the 90s when he acted as a ruthless street urchin in Tausi soap opera. He has been on and off the screen since, with his last performance being in the play Trapped’ at Alliance Francaise two weeks ago.