Female University Student Killed By Boyfriend In Broad Day Light
Police in Eldoret are holding a suspect behind the death of a finalist student which took place Tuesday outside Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH), Eldoret.
The suspect identified as Kinuthia was rescued by police as irate locals descended on him with stones after he hacked the medical student with an axe and a knife. The student later died of injuries after being rushed to hospital.
According to witnesses Ivy Wangechi, who was in her mid-twenties, had finished doing ward rounds at the second largest national referral at 10 am and was walking outside the institution with her friends when the assailant hit her from the back.
It is believed that the middle-aged man slashed her neck with a knife attracting attention from the nearby motorbike operators who attempted to intervene but faced resistance from the assailant who fished out an axe from a white gunny bag and wielded it in the air amidst screams from the public.
The attacker in an attempt to escape was caught on fire. He sustained serious burn injuries and is currently undergoing treatment at the MTRH.
It has been confirmed that the lady, Ivy is dead after been rushed to the hospital.
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