KDF officer shoots dead girlfriend turns gun on self in Nanyuki.
A KDF officer shoots dead his girlfriend and turns gun on himself in Nanyuki.
The bodies of the deceased were found in an apartment in the town where the woman lived with the soldier.
It is reported that a resident of the apartment in Nanyuki town, alerted police when she heard gunshots near her neighbour’s house at around 9:30pm Thursday October, 2022.
Upon arrival, the police found the house locked in the inside with no one to respond to them.
They prompted to break the door, that’s when they found the two lying lifeless on the floor.
The police have reported that , the woman by the name Immaculate Mwende Mwirigi was dead having been shot at close range.
Emmanuel Walugu Onyango had shot himself in the chin but was still alive and in a pool of blood, however, he died upon arrival at the hospital.
Laikipia County Criminal Investigation Officer (CCIO) Onesmus Towett who confirmed the incident stated that they are soon going to shed light on what transpired.
Witnesses said the soldier who was still in his military combat he shot himself on the chin as the bullet exited through the back of his head, using an AK-47 rifle.
A review on social media indicated that the two had been dating from last year, seeing that she had him at one point as her cover picture.
On the other hand, Emmanuel had made a post suggesting suicide way back in September of 2013, around the same time he had Osama bin Laden as his profile picture.
The motive of the incident is yet to be known.
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