Elgeyo Marakwet Woman Arrested for Dumping Baby in Pit Latrine

A 21-year-old woman is currently being held at Kapsowar Police Station in Elgeyo Marakwet County on suspicion of dumping her newborn baby inside a pit latrine.

The woman was arrested after the infant’s body was discovered inside her neighbor’s pit latrine. Ms Jerotich from Kapsumai Village in Marakwet West was arrested after neighbors spotted bloodstains

Kerio Valley in Elgeyo Marakwet County

in the toilet which led to the discovery of the newborn baby inside the latrine. The neighbor reported the case to the police. The body of the baby was taken to Kapsowar Mission Hospital mortuary as investigations into the gruesome case began.

 

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