Girl aged six killed, body dumped in pit latrine

Police in Makueni are holding two suspects, among them an ex-convict, in connection with defiling and killing a nursery schoolgirl.

The body was dumped in a 15ft pit latrine.

The victim's intentions are still unclear.

According to the police report, the six-year-old girl went missing on Thursday in Kyuasini sub-location, Kaiti constituency.

Makueni police commander Joseph Naipeyan said after the incident was reported they went searching for the body.

Today a handwritten note was found posted on a wall at a shop in Kitondooni market with details on the disappearance.

"The note indicated the body was dumped in a toilet in a certain homestead."

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Officers from Makueni police station and the public visited the scene, where they found the body stashed in a plastic container in the pit latrine.

"Our investigations reveal Fredrick Mbindyo, 17, [may have] committed the offence jointly with Peter Musyoki, 40, an ex-convict," Naipeyan said.

The victim's intentions are still unclear.

The body was taken to Makueni Referal Hospital mortuary and the suspects locked up at Makueni police station.

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