Police in Makueni County have launched investigations into the murder of a woman whose body was found at Central Guest House in Wote town on Sunday.
The woman, identified as Joyce, was an employee at the same guest house and her lifeless body was found on the bed in one of the rooms at about 5.30pm.
Makueni County Police Commander Joseph Ole Naipeyan confirmed the incident to Kenya News Agency on Monday.
“The woman had reported for the day shift at 9am and took over from [Dominic] Mburu. However when Mburu reported back at five, he did not find her at the reception. He searched for her and found her lying in a pool of blood, her throat was slit. A kitchen knife was found under her head,” said Ole Naipeyan.
The police commander said the handle of the killer weapon was found on the floor of the room and police are hunting for her killers.
The body was taken to Makueni Referral Hospital Mortuary.