‘It hurts’: Mwende’s emotional posts before she was killed by KDF lover – Photos
The woman recently shot dead by her lover, a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) officer, in Nanyuki revealed on her Facebook post that their relationship was in trouble.
Ms Immaculate Mwende Mwirigi was killed by her boyfriend identified as Mr Emmanuel Walugu Onyango.
Onyango is said to have arrived at her home and sprayed her with bullets, killing her instantly before turning the gun on himself.
Her Facebook account shows how Ms Mwende expressed her love for Mr Onyango and never wasted an opportunity to upload his photos.
The duo is reported to have met on the outskirts of Nanyuki town in early 2021.
However, Mr Onyango had a family and lived with his wife, a fact that Ms Mwende knew so well.
On October 11, 2021, Ms Mwende changed her profile picture and put that of Mr Onyango who is seen wearing a black t-shirt and trousers.
On the same day, she also shared a post indicating she was hurt because she realized that she was not as important as she had been thinking.
“It hurts when you realise you aren’t as important to someone as you thought you were,” she posted on her Facebook account.
Moments later, she uploaded another photo of the deceased officer on Facebook and placed it as the cover photo.
A prominent spot on her Facebook profile page.
In the photo, Mr Onyango is wearing a grey t-shirt and a green belt, and sunglasses.
It is on the same day that Ms Mwende reportedly told her friends she was in love but stopped short of identifying the lucky man.
On Friday, Mr Onyango excused himself from home after taking supper saying he had a lot of debts and wanted to clear them.
In a police report seen by Nairobi News, Mr Onyango shot himself in the chin, while dressed in full military combat gear, with an AK-47 rifle.
This is after he had sprayed Ms Mwende with bullets in what police believe to be a case of love gone sour.
“Mr Onyango shot himself in the chin and the bullet exited through the back of his head. The body of the woman was also lying in a pool of blood,” the police said in the report.
The matter was reported by an area resident who called the police saying that she had heard a gunshot sound near the neighbour’s house.
According to Laikipia County Criminal Investigation Officer (CCIO) Mr Onesmus Towett, police officers rushed to the scene but found the door of the house locked from the inside.
The officers were then forced to break into the house where they found the two bodies lying on the floor.
They rushed Mr Onyango to Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
“The officer was on duty just before the incident took place, he then went ahead and asked for permission to go for supper at 6 pm during which he went to meet Ms Mwirigi,” said Mr Towett.
Here are more photos of Ms Mwirigi during happier times.
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