The gruesome manner of deaths of Joyce Syombua and her children Shanice Maua, 10, and Prince Michael, 5 has been determined according to an autopsy result released today.
Chief Government Pathologist Johansen Oduor revealed that Syombua died after suffering injuries to the head from a blunt object while her two children were both strangled using a rope.
However, Mr.Oduor pointed out that the identities of the murder victims are undetermined and that DNA analysis will ascertain their true identities.
The three bodies were found buried in a shallow grave within Thingithu Estate in Nanyuki, after the arrest of Syombua’s husband Major Peter Mugure. The discovery was made after a suspect led the police to where the bodies were buried.
Mugure is still in detention as police probe the murder case.