Man stabs ex-girlfriend three times in the neck in Kayole

There has been an increase in crime cases in Kayole, Nairobi of late. [File, Standard]

Police are looking for a youthful man who stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death at Soweto area in Kayole, Nairobi on Wednesday night.

Kayole Sub-County Police Commander Paul Wambugu said the suspect stabbed the victim identified as Snorine Ambrose three times in the neck.

The incident happened right outside Snorine’s rented house. According to Wambugu, the suspect carried a knife to the scene.

“Neighbours took the victim to Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival,” said Wambugu.

Her body was moved to the hospital’s morgue.

This comes on the back of yet another incident in the area in which two male bodies were retrieved from a dam in Ruai.

The area police boss Paul Wambugu said residents positively identified the deceased.

Police suspect that the two adults drowned while swimming in the dam.

Still in Kayole, police on Thursday evening found the body of one Ignatius Wanjala, 52, whose cause of death remains unclear.

The body of Wanjala was found on his bed after a foul smell emanating from his house prompted neighbours to raise the alarm.

Together with police officers, the neighbours broke into Wanjala’s house and discovered his body had decomposed.

Not far from Kayole, the body of a 60-year-old man was found stashed in a sack and dumped at Mowlem area in Dandora.

Police suspect the victim was killed elsewhere and dumped in Dandora. His body was taken to City Mortuary as investigations continue.