Body of ex-pilot found dumped in septic tank
28 February 2014, 11:34
Nairobi - Investigations have been launched into last night's death of a retired pilot whose body was found dumped in a septic tank in his compound in Nairobi’s Hardy area.
The deceased David Macharia, a former Kenya Air Force captain, was staying alone in the compound, Daily Nation reports.
Reports from the police indicate that a member of his family had on Thursday reported that he had been kidnapped and ransom demanded by the alleged kidnappers.
Area police boss said Macharia and his wife had divorced and that there was a dispute amongst family members over property.
There were indications the house was ransacked and documents stolen.
The incident comes just a day after unknown gunmen killed a bank manager along Waiyaki Way.
The banker had gone to pick up a woman when the gunmen struck, however the thugs did not steal anything from him.
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