Detectives from the Office of Directorate of Criminal Investigations on Thursday arrested Mr Jackson Nzaghi Wambua in connection to the appalling murder of Ms Eunice Kiema a KMTC Lecturer in Mwingi, Kitui County.
The homicide sleuths recovered a motor vehicle registration number- KCV 761W Probox- and other documents in relation to the Motor Vehicle bearing the names of the deceased were also recovered.
The detectives investigating the case suspect that the ownership of the vehicle might have been the cause of the killing.
Mr Wambua was arraigned in court on Thursday and the judge ordered that he be detained for 14days.
Police in Mwingi on Monday, December 2, 2019 afternoon retrieved the body of Ms Kiema from her car where she was found murdered.
Her eyes were gouged out.
The body was discovered by residents inside her car in a pool of blood at Mwingi livestock market.
She hails from Mui ward of Mwingi East sub county, but married in Kyuso, Mwingi North.
Mwingi Central Sub-county police commander Peter Mutuma said the body had several stab wounds and part of her legs burnt.
“My officers together with those from the DCI office in Mwingi have commenced investigations,” Mutuma said.