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Form three student killed by boyfriend in Siaya

According to the police, Linda Atieno, a Form Three student of Ochieng'a Secondary School, was killed by a man suspected to be her boyfriend. Photo:Courtesy

Police are investigating the killing of a 17-year-old girl in Nyamasore village on Wednesday night.

According to the police, Linda Atieno, a Form Three student of Ochieng'a Secondary School, was killed by a man suspected to be her boyfriend.

The suspect is currently in police custody after he surrendered. Area police boss Johanna Chebii said the girl died while undergoing treatment at Odede Dispensary.

"The information we got from witnesses indicates that the suspect went to the girl's home at around 9pm and asked to see her," said Mr Chebii.

The suspect is said to have strangled Atieno before cutting her with a panga.