A 15-year-old Form One student has reportedly confessed to killing four family members in Kiambu county of Kenya, within one year.
The quartet was aged 15 months, 5 years, 7 years and 20 months old respectively.
Kenya’s Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) which has now launched an investigation, said the matter was reported by the suspect’s father at the Kikuyu police station.
Upon being interrogated, the 15-year-old Form One student confessed to the sleuths how she committed the heinous acts.
She revealed that her last murder took place last month when she drowned her cousin, a 20-months-old, in a well in their home in Gathiga village, Kabete sub-county.
The statement read;
“The suspect confessed to detectives how she murdered her kin aged 15 months, 5 years and 7 years between February and July 2021. She also confessed to having murdered her cousin who was 20 months old, by drowning him in a well in their compound sometime last month.
“The juvenile admitted to having committed the murders, before Kikuyu sub-county children’s officer.”
She remains in custody at Kikuyu Police station pending arraignment in a court of law.