Two elderly Switzerland nationals murdered in Kenya
Two Switzerland nationals have been murdered in Kenya’s Mombasa town of Kiembeni. The two, an elderly couple were found murdered after arriving in Mombasa from Switzerland, according to officials.
The Daily Nation reported that police officials have arrested the main suspect, a gardener linked with the murder. He was arrested at the house of the couple.
A police spokesperson, Christopher Rotich said a search has been launched for three other suspects, including a caretaker, a watchman and a neighbor.
“We have tracked the phone of the caretaker and we have seen he is in Nairobi. We are also following the two others,” Rotich said.
The police spokesperson further said the victims “arrived at Moi International Airport past midnight laden with luggage, which we were taken by the killers,”
“We suspect that their car, which was parked at the house, was used to transport the bodies and dump them where we found them,” Rotich added.
The foreigners have been living in Kenya for about 10 years.