Major Peter Mugure, the key suspect in Nanyuki murder of his estranged wife Joyce Syombua and their two children, has been fired by KDF.

This comes days after the bodies of his wife and wife were found in a shallow grave.

Peter is being detained in connection to the murder of Joyce Syombua aged 31, their daughter Shernice and son Prince Michael.

Shernice Syombua


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The bodies of Joyce Syombua and the children were exhumed from a shallow grave on Thingithu estate in Nanyuki town, Laikipia. Mugure led detectives to the site.

Joyce Syombua
Joyce Syombua and the kids

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The murder was a classic case of love gone sour. But Mugure’s colleagues at the Laikipia Air Base believe he suffered depression.

One of the officers said Mugure had portrayed peculiar behaviour.

At one point, he stood in the rain for hours, something that disturbed his fellow soldiers, he said.

The bodies were stuck in gunny bags, with the children placed on top of their mother in a cemetery formerly owned the defunct Nanyuki Municipal Council.

Investigations are still ongoing to find out who else was involved in the gruesome murders,Peter Mugure is still in custody.

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