Details on what might have transpired before the bodies of Judith Wanjiku, 73 and her daughter Catherine Mwai were found murdered have emerged.

The elderly woman was found on a blood-soaked mattress, a sisal rope tied around her neck.

They lived with Judith’s ailing husband who was hospitalized at the time of the murders.

They were described as friendly, generous and God-fearing.

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Speaking about the mother and daughter Julius Mutevi a guard at the estate said

“Judith was a good woman, she used to give us food, mattresses, money, among other goodies. We are indeed shocked to lose such a wonderful person,”

Portrait of the Brutally murdered 47 years old Catherine  Nyagothie Mwai at their home in south B estate Nairobi on 24th September 2019. Photo/Wilfred Nyangaresi
Portrait of the Brutally murdered 73 years old Judith Wanjiko Mwai at their home in Nairobi South B estate on 24th September 2019. /Wilfred Nyangaresi

Makadara deputy police commander Purity Muthoni said the two were reportedly dropped home in a black Toyota Prado at about 2 am on Sunday.

The guard said he was unable to get the plate number.

Investigations still ongoing…


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