Mustafa Idd Lokono, 31, is suspected to have brutally murdered Emma Wanyotta, 21, on September 30 at Moi’s Bridge in Soy, Uasin Gishu County.
Eldoret Man Busted After Bragging About Killing 2 Women on Facebook
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The suspect is said to have bragged about killing two women on his Facebook page which has since been deleted.
A few days before Emma’s death, he had posted: “God forgive me 4 dating a lesbian.”
Appearing in court on Wednesday, Lokono was detained for 20 days pending investigations.
Detectives investigating the murder told the court that police were yet to complete investigations into the alleged murder and they needed to detain the suspect for 20 more days.
Police further told the court that if the suspect was released, he was likely to interfere with investigations as potential prosecution witnesses were yet to record statements.
According to reports, Mustafa a carpenter in Kitale had often bragged to that he had killed two women before, according to residents.
Ms Wanyotta’s mutilated body was found in a nappier grass plantation next to her home in Moi’s Bridge.
Relatives said the two were former lovers, and that Mustafa was infuriated when Ms Wanyotta ended their relationship.
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