Killed and dumped by the river: Police in Kirinyaga County are investigating an incident where a middle-aged woman was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend and her body dumped in a river.
According to Ndia sub-county Deputy County Commissioner Moses Ivuto, the body of Grace Wanjiru was discovered by people who were fetching water at river Kanyiriri.
The deceased was reportedly living with her boyfriend who is reported to have previously attempted to take his own life in Kiangwaci village in Ndia Constituency
“Even Mwangi had tried to kill himself and I wonder why he killed my daughter despite taking care of him after he tried to kill himself,” said the mother to the deceased.
The body of the deceased was moved to Kibugi Funeral Home in Kutus as investigations continue.
According to the county commissioner, a hunt has since been launched for the suspect who went missing after the incident.