strangled his lover, Irene Kananu and stuffed her body in a fridge.
in Mtwapa, Mombasa, after a two-week search following the murder of
Irene Kananu on March 31 in Kiambu. The victim’s body was found n*ked
with her head, inside the refrigerator while her legs and hips were
The pair reportedly fought after Kananu learnt that Njoroge had made
pregnant a neighbor, his secret lover, who lived in the same flats. They
frequently argued over claims of infidelity.
Githurai Kimbo police station. She said Kananu’s mobile phone had been
switched off. Police opened investigations and two days later,
investigators broke into Kananu’s house where they found her dead. There
were no visible wounds but pathologists said she was strangled.
but declined to comment. Neighbours told police Njoroge was a regular
visitor at Kananu’s house. Police said Njoroge drove out of the compound
in Kananu’s car on April 3 alone. It is alleged he withdrew Sh40,000
from Kananu’s M-Pesa account, and used it to fuel the car.