A body of a 20 year old lady was found lifeless in a lodging on Friday morning (20/4/2018) at Thitha area of Mwingi central in Kitui county.
Victor Wambua, 26 had visited Mirriam Kimanzi, 21 in Thitha where she works.
Confirming the incidence Mwingi CID boss, Simon Mwongela has said that the body was taken to Mwingi level IV hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem while the suspect is in police custody being interrogated.
The deceased who is a bartender at Headquarters club in Thitha, went to late night disco with his long time lover and came back to the lodge at around 3:00Am on Thursday .
However, a fight broke out between the duo after the lady insisted on going back to the disco contrary to what Wambua wanted.
After the conflict, Miriam complained of a severe headache where Victor promised to take her to the hospital the following day.
At around 5:00 am the following day, (Friday) Wambua woke his girlfriend up but to his surprise, she was dead.
Without informing anyone, the young man ailing from Ngaaie in Mwingi North constituency left for Mwingi town and boarded a bus heading to Mombasa.
Neighbours informed Mwingi police of the incidence where they collected the body and Victor’s phone was tracked and he was later arrested at Kabati in Kitui west.
According to the DCIO, the deceased might have been hit on the head or strangled to death by his lover although they are waiting for postmortem to know the actual cause of death.