The body of a middle aged woman was found at an SDA church compound in Riobonyo village, Kisii County. Police said that the woman is likely to have been killed elsewhere and her body dumped at the church compound.
Residents were left in shock on seeing the life-less body lying on the church compound.
The body had injuries on the hands, lower lip and the cheek was swollen. The members of public informed police of the incidence and police came to the crime scene. No one was able to identify the dead body.
Confirming the incidence, Kerina OCS Paul Kiarie said that seeing that no indication of commotion where the body was found, it was likely that the woman had been murdered elsewhere and dumped at the church compound.
“We have never witnessed any killing like this in our area and we are looking forward to arresting anyone involved in the act,” Kiarie quoted
The police boss added that officers were trying to establish the identity of the woman whom they estimated to be aged 20-25.
He called on anyone who had information on to a missing person report to contact their station as they carry on with investigations into the incident.
The body was taken to Nyangenna Mortuary.