What you need to know:
- The man of many firsts and controversies died at a Nairobi hospital over surgery complication.
- Before ascending to the post of a police boss in the National Police Service, he had been a provincial police boss in Nairobi, Mombasa and Western.
- King’ori was as a down-to-earth-generous-man who loved his smoke and the bottle. He is also described as a cop who knew his survival relied on being on good standing by all political formations
- His tenure at the Bomas of Kenya tallying centre for the 2013 presidential polls was dramatic.