A woman has killed a 37-year old woman in an alleged love triangle gone wrong at Kwa V trading centre in Mutithi ward, Kirinyaga County.
The suspect identified as Mary Njeri is said to have stabbed the deceased Beatrice Onyango eight times leading to her death.
The daughter to the deceased, Alice Akinyi 23 noted that she was in her house before she heard her mother’s screams. When she came out, she found Njeri in the middle of the act.
The deceased daughter noted that she tried to save her mother but the suspect threatened to kill her with the same knife.
Assistant Chief Christina Gathoni Muriithi who confirmed the incident noted that by the time she was called to the scene by Akinyi, the suspect had already drove away on a motorcycle.
It was further reported by Ms Muriithi that John Simba who is the man involved in the love triangle and husband to the suspect, had taken poison in an effort to commit suicide after being told of the ordeal.
Simba is currently fighting for his life after being ferried to the Kerugoya referral hospital as the deceased body was taken to the hospital’s mortuary to await post-mortem and further investigations.