There was drama in Ruiru after a woman was detained after reporting the murder of her roommate
Police detained the suspect at Ruiru Police Station after she went to report 22-year-old Jasmin Cherono’s death.
Officers who visited the crime scene where the suspect and the deceased lived together in a rented apartment in Kihunguro area and found her body lying in a pool in blood.
Police are trying to piece together what might have transpired as her right breast was missing.
“The body had other marks. A blood-stained kitchen knife, which the police believe was the murder weapon, was found in the house and placed on the kitchen table,” a police statement stated.
According to the statement, it appeared there was a struggle between the victim and her killers.
There were also empty beer bottles in the sitting room, an indication that Cherono and her killers had been drinking alcohol before the murder.
Initial investigations indicate that the killers made away with the victim’s mobile phone.