Residents of Shauri Moyo village in Mkomani sub-location of Kilifi County were on Tuesday gripped with shock when they found a body of an elderly woman dumped at a sisal estate.
The 50 year old woman’s body was found under a bridge within the Vipingo sisal estate by a resident, Benjamin Kazungu who alerted fellow villagers before reporting the matter at Kijipwa police station.
The villagers suspected that the woman could have been murdered elsewhere and the body hidden under the bridge although the body had no visible injuries.
Kilifi OCPD, Joshua ole Leina who confirmed the incident said the body was removed to Kilifi County hospital mortuary for post mortem as police launched investigations.
He said the body could not be identified immediately and asked area residents who had missing relatives to visit the mortuary and assist in identifying the body.
By Harrison Yeri /Eve Mvera