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Pharmacist tells police he has killed 22-year-old lover

By Kennedy Gachuhi | December 31st 2020 at 13:25:46 GMT +0300

A 37-year-old man allegedly killed his girlfriend and surrendered to police in Njoro, Nakuru County.

The incident happened at Huruma Estate.

Joseph Kipkurui, a pharmacist based at the Egerton University allegedly stabbed Purity Mumbi, 22, five times with a kitchen knife at his house in Njoro town.

Njoro OCPD Jonathan Kisaka confirmed the incident saying the suspect surrendered himself to the police at around 3 am on Thursday and confessed that he had killed the lady.

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The suspect has been taken to Gilgil Mental Hospital for mental assessment and will be arraigned on Monday, police said.

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