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Suspect to be detained for 14 days over the murder of a student.

A security guard is suspected to have killed a student from Karatina University last month. The suspect has been detained for 14 days over the killing of a student from Karatina University. The detention of the suspect is to allow the police to investigate the allegations before the judgment.

Ezra Kemboi allegedly killed 19-year-old Phyllis Jeruto at her home in Naka Estate, County Nakuru. The two were lovers. Kemboi was charged with murdering the woman and leaving her body in his house to decompose.

The incident is believed to have happened on December 19, 2022, when Jeruto is said to have visited Kemboi at his home.The victim was a college freshman pursuing a bachelor's degree in education (mathematics and biology).

On Thursday, Nakuru Senior Judge Isaac Orenge ordered the suspect's detention at the Nakuru Central Police Station pending the conclusion of the investigation.

“There being no objection to the application, the suspect is to be detained for two weeks at the Central Police Station pending completion of investigations,” ruled Orenge.

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