Saturday, June 13, 2020 – Police have arrested a 33-year old man who stabbed his wife to death and chopped off the head of his 11-year old son in Joska, Machakos County, on Friday.

The suspect identified as Jared Ochichi Onsongo, is believed to have stabbed his wife Jackline Jared, 26, and their 11-year-old son, Amos, around Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) in Joska.

According to a police report filed at KBC Police Station under OB number 19/12/06/2020, the wife was found lying naked on her bed while the body of the minor was found inside a 50-litre black jerrican.

“On arrival at the scene, police found the body of the lady lying naked on the bed with a deep cut on the face.”

“While the body of the boy was found outside the house inside a 50-litre plastic black jerrican with the head chopped off and just next to the jerrican,” the police statement read.

While it is not clear what led to the macabre murder of the duo, police suspect domestic wrangles.

Officers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations recovered weapons thought to have been used in the murder while the bodies were taken to Kang’ undo Level 4 Hospital awaiting an autopsy.

The Kenyan DAILY POST.


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