KDF Major Peter Mugure Fired Over Family’s Brutal Murder

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KDF Major Peter Mugure Fired Over Family’s Brutal Murder

KDF Major Peter Mugure Fired Over Family's Brutal Murder

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UPDATE: Major Peter Mugure and Collins, a cleaner based at Laikipia Airbase, were arraigned in court on Monday, November 18, at around 11:00 a.m. for the mentioning of the case.

KDF Major Peter Mugure was, on Monday, November 18, dismissed from his military post in connection with the gruesome murder of his three family members.

According to a live report aired on Citizen TV, the major was presented before the military court in Nanyuki at around 7 a.m. where he was discharged to allow for a trial in a civilian court.

Mugure is the main suspect in the murder of his wife, Joyce Syombua, and two children, Shanice Maua, 10, and Prince Michael, 5.

As of that morning, Mugure was under the custody of Nanyuki DCI boss, Jacob Mureithi, ahead of being arraigned at the Nanyuki Law Courts.

Joyce Syombua, her two children Shanice Maua and Prince Michael who went missing on October 26, 2019.
Joyce Syombua, her two children Shanice Maua and Prince Michael who went missing on October 26, 2019.

Elizabeth Maua, the mother to Syombua, told the press that the Directorate of Criminal Investigations had informed her that an autopsy was expected to be carried on the three bodies on Tuesday, November 19.

The three bodies are being preserved at Nanyuki Referral Hospital.

Witnesses also informed the press that they suspected Mugure had another secret family besides that of Syombua.

Bodies of the three were found buried in a shallow grave within Thingithu Estate in Nanyuki, after the arrest of Major Peter Mugure on Saturday, November 16.

The discovery was made after the suspect led the police to where the bodies were buried.

Detectives take away the bodies of the three family members from a shallow grave in a cemetery in Thingithu area of Nanyuki on Saturday, November 16, 2019. TWITTER
Detectives take away the bodies of the three family members from a shallow grave in a cemetery in Thingithu area of Nanyuki on Saturday, November 16.

Source-kenyans.co.ke

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