Shock and grief have hit Mount Kenya University yet again after yet another student was stabbed to death on Monday night in love gone soar deal.
The second-year student was allegedly stabbed severally on various parts of her body before her lover caused commotion and disappeared into the dark of the night.
According to police, the young scholar died while being attended to at Thika Level Five Hospital.
A police officer who sought anonymity as he is not allowed to speak to media said the student died as a result of breathing complications while being attended to at the facility.
"The student died while being attended to at a hospital where she had been rushed for first aid," said the police source.
According to students near the hostel where she was brutally wounded, the girl had an affair with another man and whom she had slept with before her death.
"Someone must have tipped the boyfriend that the girl was having intercourse with another man. This occasioned fury which triggered the man to stab her mercilessly," said a student.
This is the second incident happening on Mount Kenya University associated students this year.
In March, a student at the private university is believed to have killed his lover colleague by slitting her throat before committing suicide.
In what appeared like another love story gone sour, the female student was found lying in bed with her throat slit while the body of her lover was hanging on a rope from the roof of a rented room in Majengo estate.
Their friends said the two, Vasister Jepkosgei, 24 and Hillary Kipkirui, 29, have been staying together as lovers, though their relationship was stormy.