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Sunday, November 4, 2018

22-Year Old Kenyan Woman Arrested For Strangling Her Son [She's Pictured]

A Kenyan woman has been arrested for strangling her baby boy and leaving his body at a dumpsite within the Kenya Meteorological Department staff quarters.

Mercy Chepng’eno, 22, was apprehended on Saturday, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, Kenya reported via Twitter this morning.

The DCI said Ms Chepngeno was arrested in Kuresoi, Narok County.

“She confessed to strangling the child and dumping the body at the staff quarters’ dumpsite, where she had worked as a house help for a few days.”


The directorate thanked the public for submitting information that led to the arrest.

The DCI office in Kilimani had appealed for information on the one-year-old male child, whose body was found wrapped in a paper bag at the dumpsite.

The woman will be charged with infanticide.


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