Police based in Kirinyaga have arrested one Kennedy Nyamu over the brutal death of his 27-year-old girlfriend in Kerugoya.
The deceased is reported to have been rushed to Kerugoya referral hospital with deep cuts by well wishers but died shortly as the doctors fought to save her life but in vain.
“Detectives have arrested a man in Kerugoya, Kirinyaga county, for the brutal murder of his girlfriend yesterday evening. Kennedy Nyamu was seized by Kirinyaga based detectives last night, after he savagely attacked 27-year-old Edith Muthoni, nflicting a deep cut on the back of her head.
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According to Kerugoya referral hospital manager Norman Gitari, the deceased was brought to the hospital in critical condition, by a well wisher. His medical staff tried in vain to save her life, prompting the hospital manager to inform our officers based at Kerugoya police station.
Investigations were immediately instituted leading to the arrest of the deceased’s boyfriend as the key suspect into the murder most foul.” Said DCI
The suspect took the police to a house in Kianjege village where they spent the better part of the night combing the scene for any evidence.
“The suspect led detectives to the location of the murder at Kianjege village, where they spent the better part of the night combing the scene for more clues into the heinous crime.
The suspect is currently in custody assisting detectives with investigations into the murder, before being arraigned in court to answer to his crimes.” Said DCI