Woman on the run after her 10-year-old daughter is mysteriously murdered
A woman in Kangundo, Machakos County, whos is suspected to have killed her 10-year-old daughter, has gone into hiding.
The body of the minor identified as Angela Ndolo was found in their house in Matithini, Kivaani area on Sunday midnight.
Police, who have since launched investigations, said their main suspect is the mother who has since gone underground.
According to police, the girl had had an altercation with her parents over claims she refused to go to school.
It is reported that she ran away from the family house and sought refuge at her grandparents’ house in the same area.
When police visited the scene they found the minor with multiple injuries on her body.
Police recovered a blood-stained panga, spear, chapatti rolling pin a t-shirt and stick. Police said they are following crucial leads into the incident they termed as murder. The body was moved to Kangundo Level IV hospital mortuary awaiting post-mortem.
In Kiambu, a middle-aged woman’s body was on Monday found dumped in River Theta, Kiambu county.
Police said it is not yet clear who had dumped the body in the river. A witness told police that when she went to collect animal feeds, she found a body in water. She immediately alerted other women fetching water in the river. The body was later transferred to the morgue.
A relative of the deceased woman said she was at home when she was informed of the incident.
“I don’t know what caused her death. It took me some time to realize she was my relative,” she told the police.
Meanwhile, a 45-year-old woman was on Sunday night found dead in her house in Naivasha in a suspected case of murder.
The body of Serah Mugure Njenga was found in her house in Kabati area with a stab wound in the chest.
Police said the woman’s husband was missing at the time the body was discovered. The body was moved to the mortuary pending autopsy and further probe. Police said they are yet to establish the motive of the murder.