Joyce Syombua, the woman who went missing after visiting her Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) estranged lover in Nanyuki, and her two kids Shanice and Prince Michael have been found dead.
The bodies believed to be of the three are said to have been discovered in a sewer line in Thingithu, Nanyuki on Saturday evening.
The police who recovered the three, who have been missing for three weeks, said they were located after a lead from the main suspect who is the husband, Peter Mugure.
Syombua is 31 and the two children Shanice is 10 and Michael 5.
Miiri yothe itatu ya Joyce Syombua na ciana ciake igiri, Shanice na Prince niyarikia kuoneka na kuumburio haria marathikitwo. Ithe wa ciana ici Peter Mwaura niaraikirio ngono muthenya wa ira uthuthuria-ini wa kwaga kwa atatu aya#MohoroMaHinaHi pic.twitter.com/0ZZ1PWzdhN
— Inooro TV (@inoorotv) November 16, 2019
Mugure was dramatically arrested on Friday evening and taken to Nanyuki Police Station where he recorded three statements.
The suspect is said to have given conflicting reports when questioned about their whereabouts.
The suspect gave conflicting information when questioned about their whereabouts.
He declared he wasn’t sure whether the family boarded a bus at Nanyuki Bus station.
Mugure, after further grilling, stated that he took them to the station where they got a means of transport.
According to preliminary police investigations, the decomposing bodies’ of the two children had panga cuts on their heads while the mother had marks on the neck, a sign that she was strangled.
Media reports also indicate that the children were sedated before they were killed.