A primary-year feminine scholar at Laikipia College’s predominant campus, in Kenya, has been killed by a person alleged to be her roommate’s boyfriend.
The deceased, Gertrude Chepkoech, was eradicated by the person, recognized as Ezra, a non-student alleged to be a motor rider regionally known as Boda Boda.
The incident reportedly occurred on Thursday, September 29, 2021, within the establishment’s Peka hostels after which Ezra tried to take his personal life.
After different college students realised what he had completed, they cornered him and began stoning him.
The suspected killer was rescued by the police whereas in important situation. A witness mentioned the person, who had travelled from Nakuru, visited his girlfriend final week however they’re mentioned to have quarrelled.
In the course of the argument, his girlfriend raised the alarm accusing the person of forcing himself into their room.
The hostel’s administration kicked him out, warning him by no means to return. Nevertheless, he returned on Wednesday armed with a knife and eradicated her suspected girlfriend’s roommate.
The deceased was pursuing a Bachelor’s diploma in English and literature. On the time of the incident, Ezras ‘girlfriend’ was within the faculty writing her examination.
The physique of the deceased was taken to Nyahururu County Referral Hospital.
Police have commenced investigations into the matter.