In Summary
  • Detectives are talking to anyone who might have information on the killing in a bid to have an airtight case.

  • Naftali Kinuthia, who brutally attacked Ms Wangechi last Tuesday morning killing her in front of the hospital, spent the weekend at an undisclosed location.
  • Eldoret East Directorate of Criminal Investigations Officer Ali Kingi said the suspect would be interrogated before his arraignment.

The man who killed Ms Ivy Wangechi is expected to appear in court today in Eldoret as detectives continue to record statements from potential witnesses.

He was discharged from the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital on Friday evening with police promising to take him to court on Monday after interrogation.

Mr Naftali Kinuthia, who brutally attacked Ms Wangechi last Tuesday morning killing her in front of the hospital, spent the weekend at an undisclosed location.

ARRAIGNMENT

Ms Wangechi’s family said Sunday she would be buried on Thursday at their ancestral home in Mahiga, Nyeri County.

The family was addressing the media, for the first time since the incident happened, at their home at Thika’s Makongeni Phase 10 estate where mourners are gathering daily for prayers and burial preparations.

“We want to believe that police are doing their best. The law must take its course. It’s not for us as a family to dictate which way it should go, but the law is very clear on what happened," said Mr John King'ori, Ivy’s uncle and the family spokesman .

MTRH Chief Executive Officer Wilson Aruasa confirmed Mr Kinuthia’s discharge.

He had been admitted to the hospital on Tuesday after he was severely beaten by members of the public after attacking Ms Wangechi.

Eldoret East Directorate of Criminal Investigations Officer Ali Kingi said the suspect would be interrogated before his arraignment.

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