Isinya: Post-mortem shows murdered boy was stabbed 17 times

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On Thu, 31 Mar, 2022 19:38 | < 1 min read
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A postmortem report of an 11-year-old boy who went missing four days ago at Jamii bora Kisaju in Isinya before he was discovered murdered has indicated he was stabbed 17 times.

The postmortem conducted at Shallom community hospital morgue before Emmanuel Kibet's family members shows the boy was also slit twice on the back of his neck.

Devastated family members are now calling for speedy investigations into the incident.

The family spokesperson George Kipsang who is the uncle of the deceased said they are yet to come to terms with the brutal murder of their kin who is the last born in a family of two.

"It is shocking and overwhelming to the family. It is too painful to lose such an innocent soul. We do not know the motive of the killing. We believe he did not have any enemies who would want to harm and kill him," Kipsang noted.

Isinya sub-county police commander Ancient Kaloki has reassured family members of speedy investigations saying detectives are following crucial leads to unravelling the murder.

"We are yet to arrest any suspect over the brutal murder. We will not leave any stone unturned on this matter and we are working around the clock to ensure justice prevails," Kaloki stated.

The family has now embarked on funeral preparations for the Grade Five pupil.