A man is said to have killed his estranged lover on Monday morning in Nyaribo, Nyeri county.
The 24 year old woman was stabbed in the neck to death by her former lover at around 1 AM. The two are said to have been in an altercation.
The unidentified man who has since gone into hiding tracked down the deceased to a rented apartment. She was living with a friend.
Police suspect the two could have had relationship issues which led to the heated confrontation.
According to Nyeri Central Sub-County Police Commander Paul Kuria, they have since launched a manhunt for the suspect.
“He took off as soon as he committed the act. We are currently looking for him,” Kuria said.
Over the weekend a 30-year-old woman still from Nyeri is nursing stab wounds in Mathira after her husband stuck a knife in her 17 times.