In Summary
  • Mr Okombe has been one of the pillars of the Rugby 15s in Kenya and has represented the country in various tournaments.
  • OCPD Kioko said the woman fled after the incident and is being pursued by police.

Kenyan rugby player Mike Okombe died after being stabbed at his home in Nakuru County.

The Topfry Nakuru RFC player, 27, was killed by his 37-year-old "girlfriend", Ms MaryAnne Mumbi Olive area while attending a friend's birthday party on Saturday night.

Rongai OCPD Japhet Kioko said: "Mr Okombe and his lover, Ms MaryAnne Mumbi, were attending a birthday party of their friend, a Mr Okoth.

"The two had an argument before Ms Mumbi went for a knife, which she used to stab Mr Okombe to death," Mr Kioko said.

TOURNAMENT
He said the woman fled after the incident and is being pursued by police.

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