A Kenyatta University student who had been missing for five days has been found dead at her boyfriend’s house.
The student’s body was found on December 31, 2022 at her boyfriend’s house in Kahawa Wendani, Kiambu County.
Victoria Muthoni Theuri, a Public Policy and Administration student, was last seen on Christmas Day, December 25, 2022.
According to police,Veronica had told her parents who live in neighboring Kahawa Sukari, Kiambu county that she had gone to visit her sister.
She however did not return home as usual and her mobile phone was not reachable.
The parents said they called her sister to establish whether Victoria would be at her place or if she would return.
Her sister said she had not seen Victoria.
The incident was reported at Kahawa Sukari Police Station.
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Police say they have established she usually spent time at her boyfriend’s apartment at Alvo House before going home after school.
Residents started noticing some foul smell from one of the apartments, which was locked.
“The man who lives there was not around and we found it odd that there was a bad smell coming out of the house.,” said a neighbour.
Police broke the door with the help of welders and found Victoria’s body in the sitting room with no visible injuries.
Police suspect she died at least three days earlier.
Victoria’s boyfriend, who had gone to his rural home, was immediately traced and arrested.
He was taken to the Ruiru sub-county Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) headquarters for questioning.
The boyfriend told the police that he left Victoria at his house on Christmas Day and traveled to his parent’s home.
Police are now seeking to establish how the university student met her death.
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