A manhunt has been launched for a person who murdered his one-week-old son-in-law on Tuesday January 23 within the village of Tarus in Tapsagoi, Kenya, earlier than going into hiding.
Daniel Kipchumba allegedly killed the kid after tricking his spouse into popping out of the home and calling for assist by pretending to be sick.
A police assertion learn;
“Kipchumba was reunited together with his spouse of 12 years, Grace Atwoli, in December final yr after they break up in 2019, despite the fact that she was closely pregnant by one other man.
“This appeared to have angered Kipchumba who had since married one other lady throughout the first spouse’s absence and moved in along with her, in her mom’s compound. However unbeknownst to Grace, Kipchumba had hatched a plot for him. take away life, its little bundle of pleasure.
He allegedly lied to his spouse telling her he was not feeling effectively and requested her to name his mom and second spouse to assist him get to the hospital.
The assertion added;
“However when she returned along with her mother-in-law and co-wife, Kipchumba was nowhere to be discovered.
“As an alternative, the three got here throughout the lifeless physique of the week-old child mendacity on a mattress with seen marks on his neck and blood oozing from his nostril and mouth. The child’s head additionally seems to have been hit with a blunt object.”
The physique was taken to the morgue at Kimbilio Nursing Dwelling Hospital pending post-mortem.