A 23-year-old third year university student identified as Valerie Apondi, was on Saturday, December 9, murdered by her boyfriend who accused her of being unfaithful, The Star reports.
The incident took place in the wee hours of the morning in a guest house in Bondo town. Apondi, who was pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, was found dead in a pool of blood in the room they had booked.
The caretaker of the guest house said the two booked the room on Friday at around 8pm. The suspect, Collins Oluoch Ogweno, 25, a nurse at Nightingale Hospital in Kisumu is said to have killed Apondi with a machete.
The deceaseds friend who spoke on condition of anonymity said Oluoch persuaded Valerie to move out of school even though she did not want to. This is not the first time the two have had a heated argument. The couple also have a child together.