Man kills lover in Kirinyaga, buries body in shallow grave under their bed.
Man kills lover in Kirinyaga; Police in Mwea west Kirinyaga County are in search of a man who allegedly killed his lover and buried her body in a shallow grave inside their house in Thiba North village.
Confirming the incident was Mwea west Sub-county Deputy Police Commander Sammy Beauttah who stated that the body of Joyce Nginya who is 44 years old , was discovered days after the incident which occurred on Sunday night.
The commander stated,”The matter was reported by the family members at Kiamaciri police station and after visiting the house we found the victim’s body… Joyce Nginya was buried in a shallow grave and that was when we started the process of exhuming the body after a court order from Baricho law court.”
The sister by the name Jane, told the media that Joyce’s kids called to tell her their mum was missing.
Jane stated,”I was called today morning by my sister’s children who told me that their mother was missing and I was shocked to see her body buried in a shallow grave under her bed and that’s when I informed the police officers.”
She added that the alleged suspect was unknown to her.
Jane stated,”I don’t know the man, I only know the former husband whom they separated in 2011 and he is also here.”
The body of the deceased is currently laying at Kerugoya hospital mortuary as a manhunt for the suspect and investigations are underway.
Also read Blow to Raila as ODM loses two seats