Irate residents beat to death a middle-aged man from Makueni who killed his mother and sister after they found him hiding in a forest near Metava. The locals stoned him to death. Prior to his death, police had commenced a search for him.
The 45-year-old man killed his 75-year-old mother and his sister of 35-years using a knife and fled into thin air.
Confirming the incident Sunday, Thange assistant chief Nicholas Mwonga said that the man ambushed his sister and slit her throat with a knife and when his mother came to the rescue he stabbed her severally to death.
Chief Mwonga said the man is mentally unstable and he has been in and out of jail due to being involved in a series of insecurity cases in the area adding that the motive to kill his mother and sister is yet to be known with police launching investigations on the matter.