Saturday, 27 August 2016

Homa Bay man arrested for murder of 7 year child


Abdikarim Hussein 4 hours ago 6396
– A man in Homa Bay county has shocked residents after he cut off the head of his seven old son
– The man identified as Stephen Ochieng Otieno is said to have used a kitchen knife to decapitate his son
– The suspect is said to have waited for the boy’s grandfather to go for a bath in order to carry out the crime
A man in Homa Bay county has shocked neighbors and relatives after he brutally cut off his seven-year-old son’s head.
The suspect was identified as Stephen Ochieng Otieno is said to have used a kitchen knife to decapitate the son named as Castrol Awuol Otieno.
Homa Bay man arrested for murder of 7 year child
The man identified as Stephen Ochieng Otieno is said to have used a kitchen knife to decapitate his son.
According to edaily the incident happened in the suspect’s house as the boy’s grandfather had gone to take a bath in the lake.
“The suspect attempted to stab himself in the abdomen after chopping off his son’s head, but neighbours intervened and rushed him to Sindo Sub County Hospital for emergency treatment,” edaily reported.
Otieno was later transfered  to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Referral Hospital in Kisumu wher police arrested him for the crime.
The suspect is being held at Kondele prison in Kisumu and will be araigned in court to be charged for murder.
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