Requiem mass for Monica Kimani to be held today


The late Monica Kimani. Photo/COURTESY
The late Monica Kimani. Photo/COURTESY

A requiem mass for slain Monica Kimani will be held on Thursday at the MKU grounds in Thika.

Monica will then be to laid to rest in Gilgil on Friday.

Also ReadJoseph Irungu ‘Jowie’ charged with Monica Kimani murder

Her brother George Kimani discovered her body in a bathtub inside her Kilimani apartment with the throat slit.

Investigations were launched into her murder which then led to the arrest of Joseph Irungu aka Jowie.

He is currently being held at the Muthaiga Police Station after a Kiambu court ruled that he be detained for 10 days.

The court also directed that the suspect be taken to hospital immediately to determine what caused the injury on his left shoulder.

Irungu claims he was shot by gunmen after he dropped his fiancee Jackie Maribe at her home in Lang’ata estate.

The mentioning of the case is set on October 9, 2018.

Also Read: Family of woman murdered in Kilimani apartment speaks out

Monica Kimani reportedly became friends with the suspect through social media.

Her brother later revealed that he was with Irungu at the Kenya Polytechnic University but they lost contact with each other after they completed their studies.

Police are following leads in South Sudan where Monica was based, to determine the nature of her friendship with the suspect.

More to follow

 

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