Man arrested while fueling car he stole from ex after killing her
03 March 2016, 15:10
Nyeri - Police have arrested a 22-year-old man who allegedly killed his 64-year-old girlfriend in Nanyuki town, Laikipia County.
Tony Kiplagat was nabbed in Karatina town while fueling the car of Priscilla Waithira whom he had killed over the weekend before dumping her body outside her house in Nanyuki town.
Laikipia police Chief, Angela Karuru said Kiplagat was locked at Nanyuki police station awaiting court trial.
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He allegedly killed Waithira, who is proprietor at Prisheran Funeral Services, by hitting her on the head with a blunt object at Muthaiga estate.
The two were reportedly in a love relationship for only two months before the sudden occurrence.
Kiplagat is said to have escaped to Kibirigwi in Kirinyaga County after committing the offence.
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