Police in Mbeere, Embu County, have launched investigations into an incident where a man is accused of killing his wife and two children.
David Kariuki Nyaga is said to have locked up his family inside their house in Kiamukuyu village, before executing them one after the other. The wife was 28 years while their children were nine and five years.
Police officers and DCI detectives, who were informed of the murder incident by the area Assistant Chief Anthony Munyiri, rushed to scene, unfortunately, it was too late.
By the time they arrived, the suspect had already killed his entire family in the most despicable manner.
Preliminary investigations have revealed that the suspect wiped out his family by hitting their foreheads using a sledge hammer.
“The murder weapon was recovered and the suspect arrested, as detectives try to establish the motive of the killings,” says DCI.