Police in Ndhiwa sub-county in Homa Bay have arrested a 16 year-old secondary school student who stabbed her boyfriend to death.
The form three student who was on midterm break was arrested in Ofwenyore village in Rantanga sub-location after killing her boyfriend, 21, with a kitchen knife.
The slain Mr Denis Manyuro was a casual labourer at a local farm owned by the uncle to the suspect.
According to the police, he had stab wounds in the chest and that the knife may have pierced his internal organs killing him on the spot.##
Central Kwabwai Location Chief Patrick Lumumba said that the girl’s family heard a commotion at the back of the house which prompted them to see what was happening only to find Mr Manyuro’s body in a pool of blood
Police suspect the incident resulted from a fight between the two.
Homa Bay County Police Commander Esther Seroney said investigations into the death have been launched.
“The knife that was suspected to have been used to kill the man was subjected to forensic analysis. The results of the test has established that it was indeed the weapon used in the murder,” she said.
The police boss said the suspect will be taken to court to face murder charges.
Ms Seroney told students not to engage in love affairs.
The body of the deceased was taken to count referral hospital mortuary for postmortem.