Kenyan military officer arrested for murder after bodies of his missing wife and two children were recovered in a shallow grave

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Kenyan military officer arrested for murder after bodies of his missing wife and two children were recovered in a shallow grave

An Air Force Major, Peter Mugure was arrested after detectives recovered the bodies of his estranged wife Joyce Syombua (31), children Shanice Maua (10) and Prince Michael (5) at a cemetery in Thingithu Estate in Nanyuki town,  near the Laikipia Air Base on Saturday, November 16. 

 

Syombua and the children disappeared on October 25 after visiting Major Mugure in Nanyuki.

 

Kenyan military officer arrested for murder after bodies of his missing wife and two children were recovered in a shallow grave

 

Directorate of Criminal Investigations’ (DCI) Serious Crimes Unit which is leading the probe indicated the bodies had been pilled on top of each other inside a shallow grave.

 

The accused air force officer is said to have hosted the three at the Laikipia Air Base where they stayed before departing for Nairobi where they lived.

 

Kenyan military officer arrested for murder after bodies of his missing wife and two children were recovered in a shallow grave

 

Pamba, a 21-year-old worker at the senior officer’s mess within the military base led detectives to the cemetery where the bodies of the three victims were exhumed.

 

Major Mugure was arrested on Friday, 20 days after his wife and children went missing and just a…



Source: Linda Ikeji