Police in Mai Mahiu Naivasha are seeking a woman who went berserk and stabbed to death her boyfriend following a quarrel over a mattress.
The woman said to be in her late 40s stabbed the 22-year-old casual laborer on the chest before fleeing after learning of his death.
The man was confirmed dead on arrival at Mai Mahiu health center where he had been rushed for treatment following the 2am attack.
According to a witness John Njenga, the deceased arrived in the home of the woman drunk, and a quarrel ensued.
Njenga said that the man was demanding back his mattress after the woman threw him out of her house due to his drinking habits.
“The two have been cohabiting but fell out leading to the quarrel that resulted in the woman stabbing the man twice,” he said.
Njenga said that the woman rushed to Mai Mahiu police station where she reported that she had been beaten by the man only to learn later that he had passed on.
Naivasha OCPD Samuel Waweru confirmed the incident adding that they were seeking the woman who fled on learning that the man had died.
“The body was collected and taken to Naivasha mortuary and we seeking the woman so that she can record a statement over the incident,” he said.