Sadness engulfed residents of Chebaywa Matioli location Kakamega county after a middle aged man lost his sanity did the unthinkable.
The suspect identified as Peter James aged 29 years armed himself with a kitchen knife and attacked his aging grandmother stabbing her in the neck.
An eyewitness confirmed the unfortunate incident but was at a loss to explain what drove Peter to do the shocking act.According to him Peter had a cordial relationship with his grandma and was known to be good and polite as well.
Daniel Mulambula the Chebaywa village chief confirmed the sad incidence advising anybody who has personal scores with anyone to engage his services instead of taking the law unto their hands. He further warned that the suspect would serve as an example to other would be offenders.
Peter James was apprehended by the Kabras based police officers as more investigation are being conducted. He will soon be arraigned in court and charged with murder.
The body of the deceased was taken to the nearby Kakamega referral hospital morgue awaiting postmortem examination to determine the cause of her death.