• A witness told police she could identify the man physically.
• The motive of the incident is yet to be known.
Police are looking for a middle-aged man suspected to have defiled a nine-year-old girl before killing her in Kasarani, Nairobi.
The deceased was last seen entering a building under construction in Kasarani in the company of a man on Monday, police said.
Later the man came from the building looking suspicious and ran away, prompting the residents to visit the building where they found the body.
Detectives visited the scene and found the girl, half-naked, lying with her head covered with bricks.
A witness told police she could identify the man physically. The motive of the incident is yet to be known.
The body was moved to the City Mortuary awaiting postmortem and identification.
Police said they are making good progress in searching for the suspect who is at large following the April 24 incident.
Police in Kisasi in Kitui also on Sunday arrested two men aged 23 and 18 for defiling a Grade 7 pupil at Kiangwa Primary School.
The girl had been reported missing for almost a week. The matter is pending before court
Meanwhile, police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in his bed in Dagoretti.
The deceased Harun Karani had not reported to work since April 20 prompting a search.
His colleagues went to his house and peeped through the window and saw him lying on the bed unresponsive, broke the door and found him lying dead.
Police who visited the scene said he had blood oozing from his mouth and are yet to know the cause of the death.
The body was moved to the mortuary pending probe.