A two -year -old grandson of a former Kenyan governor has died after being mauled by dogs at their residence in Kenya .
According to report , the two- year -old boy was playing outside the home of ex- Governor Nderitu Gachagua when six stray dogs from a neighbouring compound attacked him .
The child was rescued by neighbours and taken to the hospital, where he later died .
According to Kenya ’s Nation , the case has already been taken to the police by family members .
Nderitu Gachagua died in February 2017 of pancreatic cancer while receiving treatment at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London .
As at the time of his death , Gachagua was the first governor to die in office and was accorded a state burial in a ceremony attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader , Raila Odinga .