7 important facts about slain KIMC student, Purity Wangechi

Kenyans are still grappling with the gruesome murder of the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication( KIMC) student Purity Wangechi, whose body was discovered in Kirigiti, Kiambu County.

Many are heartbroken and in pain at a promising life that was unjustly cut short.

Below are some things you didn’t know about her.

She was born on 18/09/2002

Purity died aged 19, she was gruesomely murdered just 4 months before her 20th birthday.
Sadly she won’t be present to eat that cake.

She was studying for a Diploma in Broadcast Journalism

Purity was a student at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication. According to her TikTok account, she would have probably become a great presenter.

She was stabbed and strangled

The body of Purity was discovered by passersby at Mburiria in Kirigiti, Kiambu County.
It is believed that she was murdered elsewhere and her body was dumped at the scene where it was later discovered.

According to the DCI, the body had visible strangulation and stab marks.

She was dating VDJ Flex
The 19-year-old is believed to have been dating John Wanyoike also known as VDJ Flex.
It is alleged the relationship went sour after the damsel discovered her boyfriend was involved in a crime.

She hailed from Tharaka Nithi

Going by her ID card Purity’s county of residence is Tharaka-Nithi.

She joined KIMC five months ago
When the students went on a long holiday, students are expected to carry all their belongings.
Purity carried all her stuff at the end of March 2022 and took the stuff to her boyfriend’s place in Kirigiti.
She had gone to pick up her stuff when she got killed.

Purity had picked her driving license on the same day she was murdered

Before going to her boyfriend’s place Purity had accompanied her friend to pick up her driving lisense.

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