Mr. Geoffery Kipkurui, 34, was charged after confessing to having killed her lover and later buried her in Kuresoi forest.
Mr. Kipkurui is said to have killed Ms. Daisy Chebet, the woman he was cohabiting with. The case will be mentioned on September 18, 2019.
He appeared before Nakuru Deputy Registrar Nancy Makau, he did not plead to the murder charge as judges are still away on vacation.
Ms Makau directed that he be taken for mental assessment at the Nakuru Level Five Hospital to establish his fitness to stand trial.
He shocked the residents a month later after he confessed to the police of killing the woman and burying her body in a shallow grave inside Bararget Forest.