Police detectives have launched a manhunt for a twenty-two-year-old woman who stabbed her love rival to death by driving a knife on the left part of her chest for allegedly stealing her boyfriend.
The suspect who has been identified as Michelle found her boyfriend in the company of another woman and this is understood to have left her furious as she pulled out the knife and stabbed Merciline Awino.
The 21-year-old Awino would be rushed to the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Referral Hospital but efforts to save her life proved futile as she succumbed to the stab wounds.
The friend to the deceased narrated what unfolded during the scuffle between Awino and Michelle who whipped out a knife stabbed Merciline before taking to her heels after committing the heinous act.
“I heard her (Michelle) asking Merceline why she snatched her boyfriend, She, thereafter, attacked Merceline and fled," she disclosed.
Merciline's body was taken to the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Hospital Morgue with Kisumu East Subcounty Police Commander James Musyimi confirming the boyfriend who was being fought over was assisting with investigations.
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