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The student confessed to killing her three younger siblings and a cousin.

A 15-year-old Form One student from Kiambu County has confessed to the police how she murdered her three siblings and cousin in the past year.

In a statement by DCI on Sunday, the student made the confession at the Kikuyu Police Station on Saturday, August 27.

The minor confessed how she killed her siblings aged 7 years, 5 years, and 15 months in the period between February and July 2021.

She further confessed to killing her cousin last month, who was then 20 months old, by drowning in a well in their compound.

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“In a confession by the minor at Kikuyu Police station, the suspect confessed to detectives how she murdered her kin aged 15 months, 5 years and 7 years between February and July 2021.

“She also confessed to have murdered her cousin who was 20 months old, at Gathiga village, Kabete sub-county, by drowning him in a well in their compound sometimes last month,” DCI stated.

The minor’s father reported the incident at the Kikuyu Police Station on Saturday before the suspect was apprehended by the police.

She is currently in police custody as she is being processed to be arraigned in court.

“The juvenile admitted to having committed the murders before Kikuyu sub-county children’s officer. She is currently in custody at Kikuyu Police station as detectives process her for arraignment,” DCI stated.