Thomas commonly knows as Tom Cholmondeley and a famous Kenyan farmer of British ancestry has died at the age of 48.Tom died after a hip replacement surgery at MP Shah Hospital in Nairobi.
Cholmondeley was the son of the 5th Lord Delamere, one of the first and most influential British settlers in Kenya. In April 2005, Tom made news when he shot and killed a KWS game ranger at his expansive Soysambo ranch near lake Naivasha.
He was acquitted of murder, but found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to eight months in prison. He was released on October, 2009.