Mwingi woman killed, eyes gouged out



A middle aged woman was on Monday morning found dead inside her car and her eyes gouged out.

Confirming the incident, mwingi central sub county commander, Peter Mutuma said the body was found at Mwingi stocks market brutally killed, having several stubs of a sharp object and some of her body parts burnt.

The body was identified by locals as that of Eunice Kiema, a tutor at KMTC Mwingi branch.

The late is said to be married at Kyuso, Mwingi north sub county and born in Mui ward of Mwingi central.

“The body was picked up by the police from the crime department of the Mwingi police and the investigation has begun to ascertain the cruel early morning murder,” said Mutuma.

Mutuma also stated that the incident is a very occurrence and it appears as if it was planned.

“The suspect seems to have had intentions to also torch the car, Toyota Raum with registration KCJ 451B  which was grey in color after a matchbox was found at the scene,” said Mutuma.

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However, Mwingi residents have come out condemning the evil act and urged the security team to beef up security in Mwingi town.

Ndanu Kimanzi, a resident stated that it is very humiliating seeing a woman loose life to heartless individuals who also tried burn her body and leaving behind her children orphans.

Ndanu challenged security officers to step up and do thorough patrol in all sides of the town to ensure safety of residents during the day and at night.

“It deeply hurts to see a woman being killed in this cruel way yet we have police officers in Mwingi. We want them to ensure that every part of the town is safe ,” said Ndanu wiping her tears.

Another resident only identified as Ras stated that what happened was very unfortunate especially happening in Mwingi town where most believe it is a peaceful town.

Ras stated that more police should be deployed to conduct more surveillance urging residents and security officers to work together to ensure everyone’s life is protected.

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Joe Nyange, another resident who knew the late Eunice stated that she was a peaceful woman who was mostly spotted in her mother’s company.

Nyange added that it was very sad to lose a friend who was very warm and lived well with everyone in such a horrifying and painful manner.

“Everyone in Mwingi knew Eunice to be very humble and peace loving. May the hands of law extend and catch those who did this terrifying act for justice to prevail,” stated Joe.

According to him, a man was killed late last year few metres from where Eunice’s body was found urging police officers to conduct more surveillance on the market area.


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