Egerton University student ‘stabbed girlfriend multiple times’


In Summary

  • The boyfriend allegedly stabbed her then attempted to commit suicide on February 19 at Njokerio estate, Njoro.
  • They were found unconscious and taken to Nakuru Level Five Hospital where the girl was pronounced dead on arrival.
  • The suspect, only identified as Ruto, received first aid treatment and was later arrested by police.

An Egerton University student who was killed by her boyfriend died of multiple stabbed wounds, a court was told on Friday.

According to a pathologist, Cynthia Chelegat died due to excessive internal bleeding.

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“The body of the deceased had deep wounds on the head, neck and leg,” Dr. Titus Ngulungu said.

The boyfriend stabbed her then attempted to commit suicide at Nyokerio estate, Njoro, the court was told.

On February 19, the two were found unconscious and taken to Nakuru Level Five Hospital where the girl was pronounced dead on arrival.

The suspect, only identified as Ruto, received treatment and was later arrested by police.

He is a 3rd year student of Economics and Statistics while the deceased was a 4th year Animal Science student.

Justice Joel Ngugi granted Ruto a surety bond of Ksh.300,000 and slated the case for further hearing on July 20.

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