The mother of Pastor Pius Muiru, who went missing last weekend, was killed and secretly buried in Kigumo.
Police on Thursday found the body of Grace Wangari Mwangi buried in a shallow grave in her farm at Karika Village, Murang’a County.
The officers made the shocking discovery after being led to the scene by two suspects who were arrested after the woman went missing.
Central regional police boss Larry Kieng’ told the Nation that Mrs Mwangi may have been kidnapped and subsequently killed.
The two suspects were Mrs Mwangi’s close acquaintances.
One is her daughter-in-law and the other is her guard.
And contrary to social media reports that it is a cow that was buried in the shallow grave, the body of the deceased has been found in the grave.
Police believe the suspects buried her at the same spot that a cow was had been buried earlier so as to cover their tracks.