Police have arrested a man who is alleged to have brutally murdered his girlfriend at Kianjege village in Kerugoya, Kirinyaga County.
According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the suspect; Kennedy Nyamu savagely attacked 27-year-old Edith Muthoni by inflicting a deep cut on the back of her head.
The woman was rushed to Kerugoya referral hospital by a wellwisher but succumbed to the injuries upon arrival.
“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,” said the DCI.
Investigations were immediately instituted leading to the arrest of the deceased’s boyfriend.
The suspect led detectives to the murder scene where they spent the better part of the night combing the scene for more clues into the crime.
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