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Women Buried Her 1-day Old Baby Alive in K'opiyo Village

A 26-year-old woman has buried her 1-day-old baby alive in Kopiyo village, Kokwanyo East Sub location, Rachuonyo East sub-county, saying she was threatened by her husband.

Although the genesis of their tiff is largely unclear, neighbours say the woman was apprehensive of her husband’s wrath after conceiving out of wedlock.

Her husband who works in Kisumu had not been home in over a year and had reportedly warned her of dire consequences.

Trouble started when the husband rang his wife over the pregnancy after getting wind that she was expectant.

He said he had left home almost 2 years ago and had not been intimate with his wife at the time.

On Monday evening, the woman reportedly delivered and strangled the baby with a cloth.

She then buried the body at her cassava farm, a short distance from her house.


Her brother-in-law who lived in her house became suspicious and informed his grandmother.

After much prodding, the woman disclosed what she had done and took the family to the farm.

The baby was exhumed and reburied again near her house but thereafter the woman escaped with all her three children to their maternal home in Kochol.

Upon realizing she was being traced by local administration, she hit the road, leaving the kids behind.

Kokwanyo East Sub location Assistant Chief Don Odero confirmed the incident saying they have launched a manhunt for the young woman who’s currently at large.

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K'opiyo Village Kisumu Kokwanyo East Kopiyo

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