Onesi woman allegedly kills four-year-old daughter

Onesi woman allegedly kills four-year-old daughter

A mother from Omanenepeke Village in the Onesi Constituency, who is reportedly mentally ill, is believed to have killed her four-year-old daughter yesterday.
Preliminary investigations reveal that the 29-year-old woman was left at the house with the deceased and two other minor children, aged eight and 10, while the homeowner went to run a few errands.
The suspect allegedly called the deceased to her sleeping room to cut her hair. When the child entered the room, the suspect allegedly grabbed the deceased and strangled her to death with a scarf.
Police are yet to establish the motive behind the murder.
The deceased has been identified as Emilia Josef and her next of kin have already been informed and the suspect, who is her biological mother, had been arrested and is expected to appear in the Outapi Magistrate's Court on Monday.
Police investigations in the matter continue.