The man identified as 55-year-old Agya has been allegedly killed at Nsonyame at the Asante Akyem North district of the Ashanti region.
The incident was confirmed by the Assembly man for Ananekrom Electoral area, Peter Abaji
According the Assemblyman, the late Hammer engaged the suspect to take care of his cattle for him but noticed he has been stealing.
He said, the deceased sack the Fulani herdsman when he noticed his 15 cow where missing.
However, Mr. Abaji claimed the suspect feeling shortchanged, killed Agya Hammer and set his vehicle ablaze in retaliation.
The suspect is said to be on the run.
Meanwhile, the body of deceased has been deposited at the Agogo Presbyterian mortuary.