A 24-year-old Kisii University student Leah Momanyi who was found raped and killed at her house in Sunton Kasarani has been buried.
Leah’s lifeless body was discovered by her boyfriend Benson Chacha.
Speaking during an interview with Citizen TV ,Chacha said that he had just arrived from Migori when he found her lifeless body on the bed. There were bloodstains on the floor as well.
‘KUINGIA NIKAMPATA AMELALA ACROSS THE BED HALF-NAKED (UPON ENTERING THE HOUSE, I SAW HER LYING ACROSS THE BED HALF-NAKED). I WAS VERY CONFUSED,’ CHACHA SAID.
In another interview with The Star, he said
‘I AM VERY TRAUMATISED BY THE MURDER OF THIS YOUNG NIECE OF MINE. LEAH WAS A VERY HUMBLE YOUNG GIRL. THE POLICE HAVE TAKEN LONG TO COMMENCE INVESTIGATIONS.’
The caretaker of the apartment told DCI officials that on that fateful day, he heard screams at around 11:35 pm but couldn’t locate where they were coming from.
According to the postmortem result, the fourth-year student was raped, strangled and stabbed to death.
Below are photos from her burial at her parents home in Kisii.