Monday, August 3, 2020

Fight with mom: 17-year-old girl stabs step-father to death

Police in Machakos have arrested a 17-year-old girl for fatally stabbing her 31-year-old step-father.

The teenager is alleged to have stabbed her dad during a domestic wrangle between the suspect’s mother and the deceased. 

The incident happened at the couple’s home in Mukameni Village, Kang’onde Location in Masinga Sub-County, Kenya on Thursday, July 30.

Area Assistant Chief, Caroline Mwaluko, told K24 Digital that the attack victim returned home in the evening and picked a quarrel with his wife, the suspect’s mother.

During the melee between the partners, the teenager is said to have reached for a kitchen knife and stabbed her step-father in the rib area, leaving him seriously wounded.

The victim was taken to Masinga Sub-County Hospital before being transferred to Matuu Level 4 Hospital, where he died.