Tragedy struck a quiet village in Meru County when a dispute over a television set turned deadly.
A 40-year-old woman lost her life during a violent altercation with her ex-boyfriend in Muringombugi village.
The incident took a grim turn when the ex-boyfriend allegedly struck the woman in the head.
The dispute began when the woman reportedly attempted to break into her ex-boyfriend’s home and started removing items, including a television, a welding machine, and a grinder, with the intention of selling them.
What started as a quarrel escalated into a violent confrontation, resulting in the woman suffering severe head injuries.
Emergency services arrived at the scene to find the woman in critical condition, and she was rushed to the hospital.
Tragically, her injuries proved fatal.
The ex-boyfriend, identified as the prime suspect, was taken into custody and reported the incident to the authorities.
The police collected crucial evidence from the scene, including two chairs, a stone, and a bloodstained white tablecloth.
The deceased’s body was transported to the mortuary, where an autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death.
According to police, the suspect was scheduled to appear in court where they planned to request further time so they could finish their investigation.
Meanwhile, in a separate incident in Nyeri County, a 34-year-old man succumbed to injuries sustained during an assault in Kimondo Village. The assailant remains at large, and the police are actively searching for the suspect.
In Gimaran village, Serem, Vihiga County, another mysterious death occurred as a 59-year-old man, Fanuel Gomogi, passed away after complaining of pain.
His body was discovered in his sister’s home without apparent wounds.
The police are investigating the case, and they found illegal narcotics in Gomogi’s pocket, adding a layer of complexity to the investigation.