Residents of Kativini village in Musewani location, Kitui Central are reeling in shock after a 19-year-old man hacked his girlfriend, 18, to death over suspected family feud.
Confirming the Tuesday night incident, Kitui Central police boss Sicily Gatiti said John Mutinda fatally injured Shiro Murimi after cutting her on the head using a panga.
The OCPD said the suspect has since been arrested and arraigned beforecourt which ordered his further detention to allow for conclusion of investigations before facing murder charges.
Florence Mutinda, mother to the suspect said the two were fighting over unknown reasons before the unfortunate incident occurred.
The deceased’s body was taken to Kitui Referral Hospital’s mortuary.