The woman suspected to have stabbed Rugby star Mike Okombe to death has surrendered herself to the police.

Rugby player Okombe stabbed to death

Maryanne Mumbi on Monday morning went to the Nakuru CID offices accompanied by her lawyer.

The 37-year-old is said to have killed Okombe on Saturday during a birthday party. Scanty details of what transpired on the fateful night indicate that Okombe and his lover entered into a scuffle.

Confirming the incident Rongai OCPD Japhet Kioko divulged that Okombe was stabbed once in the chest and declared dead upon arrival at the Hospital in Nakuru town.

The two had an argument before Ms. Mumbi went for a knife, which she used to stab Mr. Okombe to death," Mr. Kioko said.

Mumbi’s appearance comes a day after police launched a manhunt.

Okombe, 27-year-old, was a player of Nakuru RFC.