Shock has engulfed a village in kenya after a child was found suckling its dead mother in a bush.
The child was found suckling the lifeless body of the woman which was also naked.
According to the Nation, the Thursday, January 12 event happen at Kibuka village and it is suspected the woman was defiled before being murdered.
Her body was found in a bush by a resident identified as Stephen Kinyua who heard a child crying and on checking, found the young one suckling on the dead woman who was later identified as Purity Kathomo from Tunyai village.
The Kibuka Assistant chief Mathew Kabira while confirming the incident said Kinyua was walking along Skylimit road when the insistent crying of the baby attracted his attention.
“On checking, he found a naked body of a female adult and a child suckling.” Kabira is quoted by the Nation.
The body was taken to Chuka county hospital mortuary as investigations on the death continue.
Story by Samuel Karanja of tuko.co.ke