In Summary
  • The body of the victim, 35-year-old Naomi Wanjiru, was found in her bedroom by her eldest son at about 7am on Sunday.
  • The boy, 17, noted that the suspect, Mr Titus King'oria, was not their biological father but that they had lived together since 2015.
  • Area Sub-county Police Commander Ellena Kaburu said they suspected strangulation.

Police officers in Free Area, Nakuru County, are searching for a man believed to have fled after killing his wife.

The body of the victim, 35-year-old Naomi Wanjiru, was found in her bedroom by her eldest son at about 7am on Sunday.

He went to ask her for money to buy milk for breakfast.

The boy said he tried waking his mother up since it was unusual for her to sleep in.

“My mother usually wakes us up very early. I found her but our father was not there,” he said, adding he saw the man leaving with a bag in the wee hours but did not ask him where he was going.

STEP-FATHER

The boy, 17, noted that the suspect, Mr Titus King'oria, was not their biological father but that they had lived together since 2015.

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