40-year-old woman stabbed to death in Meru Town


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In Summary

  • The body of Lucy Makena was found lying in a pool of blood that had oozed from her neck where she had been stabbed.
  • Meru County Police Commander David Kirui said the incident was reported on Sunday afternoon by her sister who told police she had gone to visit Makena when she made the discovery.
  • According to the police boss, they suspect that the woman, who lives alone, was stabbed by a person well known to her.

A 40-year-old woman was on Sunday evening found dead in her house in Meru town.

The body of Lucy Makena was found lying in a pool of blood that had oozed from her neck where she had been stabbed.

Meru County Police Commander David Kirui said the incident was reported on Sunday afternoon by her sister who told police she had gone to visit Makena when she made the discovery.

According to the police boss, they suspect that the woman, who lives alone, was stabbed by a person well known to her.

“There was a pool of blood from a stab wound that was on her neck. This could indicate that the woman who lives alone could have been murdered by a person known to her for an unknown reason,” said Mr. Kirui.

He added that the house looked well-organized, adding that there were no signs of commotion in the house.

The body of the deceased was moved to Meru Level Five Hospital mortuary as further investigations continue.

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