Husband of Murdered Girl Also Found Dead

  • Investigations into the murder of 25-year-old Faith Wangui Muchiri, a woman whose body was found in a thicket in Mau Narok, Njoro have taken a new twist.

    This is after the police found Wangui's estranged husband, Joseph Muchiri, dead. 

    He was the key suspect in the murder.

    Wangui's estranged husband, Joseph Muchiri, who was found dead.

    According to K24 digital, Muchiri is believed to have committed suicide by hanging.

    Nakuru County Police Commander Stephen Matu confirmed that the body was that of the suspect.

    The body was taken to Nakuru Municipal Mortuary.

    Previously, Bahati police commander Jacinta Wangechi told the standard that the body was discovered by a group of herders grazing their livestock around the crime scene on Saturday.

    Ms Wangui is said to have left Muranga to take her two young daughters to visit their aunt who lives in Nakuru. The kids were going to stay with the aunt for the December holidays. 

    She was supposed to drop the children off on Saturday, November 9, and return home the next day. 

    However, she changed plans at the last minute and decided to visit her estranged husband, Joseph Muchiri, who also lives in Nakuru in an attempt to solve their marital problems.

    "On that Sunday at around 10 pm, Faith texted me, telling me that they are going to a rock-in club called Menegai Resort" the sister narrated to Citizen TV. The family was alarmed when her phone was suddenly switched off.

    The report indicated that she informed a childhood friend of the plan to meet her lover at a popular entertainment joint in Nakuru Town once here two children aged 2 and 6 were safe with their aunt.

    25-year-old Faith Wangui Muchiri, whose body was found in a thicket in Mau Narok Njoro