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Laikipia University student stabbed to death by roommate boyfriend

Laikipia University student stabbed to death by roommate’s boyfriend. This sad event happened on Wednesday September 2021. Gertrude Chepkoech, a first year student at the institutions main campus in the outskirts of Nyahururu town, Laikipia County suffered multiple stab wounds after she was attacked by a man who is alleged to be her roommate’s boyfriend. 

The man only identified as Ezra later turned the knife on himself. Stabbed himself in the stomach and slit his throat. Ms. Lucy Nakiridi, a cleaner at the private hostel said last week the man disagreed with the two forcing the hostel’s management and neighbors to intervene.

The man according to Ms. Nadikiri, returned on Wednesday reportedly forced his way into the hostel and found his girlfriend’s roommate (Chepkoech) in the room and this evil action. A neighbor, Reuben Rendile said that they later heard screams and on rushing to the scene he found the deceased lifeless body lying on the ground. He said on seeing him Ezra turned the knife on himself, slit his throat and stabbed himself on the stomach. The body of the deceased was taken to the Nyahurururu County referral hospital mortuary as police open probe.

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