Grace Mwaura, JKUAT Student; who went missing blazed the internet and social media posts calling for help in finding her. On January 29, Grace Mwaura was found dead in the most horrific manner. Full details of the reason Grace’s brother murdered her have emerged.
It has emerged that the 22-year-old JKUAT student whose body was found chopped up had quarreled with the brother over a Weetabix meal before her death. Her Body parts, including her limbs and intestines, were found stuffed in a bucket and hidden above the ceiling of a house in Kahawa Sukari.Other parts of her body were found at a coffee plantation in the Kalimoni area in Juja, Kiambu county.
Mwaura’s eyes had been gouged out, nearly her whole body and face were skinned and her tongue had been cut out in a ritual-like killing.Alongside her body parts were Mwaura’s laptop and the knife that was used in her killing.
Mwaura’s 24-year-old brother Charles, was arrested on Friday morning arrested in connection with the murder.
Mwaura was last seen on Wednesday, January 25, at 12 noon at her parents’ house in Kahawa Sukari. Her disappearance was reported at Githurai Kimbo police station on January 29.
Last week, Central region police chief Larry Kiyeng said police were searching for the killers, but were yet to establish the motive. Police had launched a manhunt for Charles after he fled from a house where some remains were discovered.
Detectives have learnt that Mwaura, a fourth year engineering student, had a verbal altercation with Charles over food. Charles, 24, a Bachelor of Commerce graduate, was allegedly infuriated when Mwaura insulted him for eating her Weetabix.
Charles is currently admitted at a Nairobi hospital where he is receiving treatment after attempting to commit suicide.
Ruiru police boss Isaac Thuranira revealed that Charles confessed to the gory killing.