Detectives have arrested a man for the brutal murder of his girlfriend yesterday evening 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.
Kerugoya referral hospital manager Norman Gitari said 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,” stated DCI.
Investigations were immediately instituted leading to the arrest of the deceased’s boyfriend as the key suspect.
The suspect led detectives to the scene of crime 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, before being arraigned in court to answer to his crimes.