Police in Mathira Constituency, Nyeri County are investigating the brutal murder a 32-year-old woman who was found dead under unclear circumstances outside her parent’s home.
Family members of the deceased, Theresa Njeri, suspect that she was murdered by her boyfriend who is still at large.
The deceased’s uncle, George Njuki, said that he received information that her niece was found dead outside her parent’s home in Muthua with deep head injuries.
Her body was found naked, with her clothes dumped a few meters from her body.
According to Mathira East Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD) Mathew Gwiyo, investigations have been launched into the incident to ascertain the cause of death.
The body was taken to Karatina Mortuary.
The incident comes barely three weeks after a 27-year-old woman in Litein, Kericho County was allegedly stabbed to death in her chest, face and back by her boyfriend after an argument.
The killer had been waiting for the victim around a corner near a slaughterhouse before he confronted her and drew a knife from his pocket and stabbed her partner several times before running away.
The deceased, Mary Moraa, called for help, but efforts to save her life were futile. Police are still in pursuit of the suspect.