Woman arrested after decomposing body of her husband was found at their Mombasa home

Kenya police have arrested a 28-year-old woman identified as Winnie Anyango over the murder of her 55-year-old husband, Becca Mwamburi, in Likoni, Mombasa.


Becca’s corpse was found at his house on Monday, November 14, 2022. A police report revealed that he died under mysterious circumstances after a quarrel with his wife, Winnie Anyango, on Saturday, November 12.


The woman claimed that the man fell and hit a stone on the floor after a disagreement at around 8:00 pm.


She claimed that after seeking refuge at a friend’s house, she returned to see her husband dead.


However, a preliminary report by the police indicates that the deceased had a deep cut on the neck. It read;


“The officers documented the scene and a machete with blood stain was recovered. The deceased wife was found wearing a blood-stained T-shirt.”


Winnie was placed in custody as investigations into the incident continue. The corpse was moved to Coast General Hospital mortuary, and is awaiting an autopsy.


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