RELEASED. THOMAS CHOLMONDELEY, 37, aristocratic scion of one of Kenya's most famous colonial families; after a High Court judge ruled there was insufficient evidence to try him for the killing of Kenya Wildlife Service warden Simon Ole Sisina; in Nakuru. Cholmondeley told police he thought the warden, who was investigating allegations of illegal bush meat trading on his 400,000-hectare ranch, was an armed robber in an increasingly violent region. Cholmondeley's great-grandfather, Lord Delamere, was among the first whites to settle in the then-British colony in the early 20th century, and established a reputation for decadence chronicled in the 1982 book White...

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