15-year-old confesses to killing 3 siblings, cousin in Kiambu

By , K24 Digital
On Sun, 28 Aug, 2022 10:00 | < 1 min read
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The Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has launched investigations into a shocking incident where a minor murdered four family members in Kiambu county in a span of one year.

The quartet was aged 15 months, 5 years, 7 years and 20 months old respectively.

In a statement on social media, DCI says the matter was reported by the suspect's father at the Kikuyu police station.

After interrogations, the 15-year-old Form One student confessed to the sleuths how she committed the heinous acts revealing that her last murder took place last month when she drowned her cousin - a 20-months-old, in a well in their home in Gathiga village, Kabete sub-county.

"The suspect confessed to detectives how she murdered her kin aged 15 months, 5 years and 7 years between February and July 2021. She also confessed to having murdered her cousin who was 20 months old, by drowning him in a well in their compound sometime last month.

"The juvenile admitted to having committed the murders, before Kikuyu sub-county children’s officer," part of the statement further reads.

She remains in custody at Kikuyu Police station pending arraignment in a court of law.