The naked body of a middle-aged woman was on Wednesday found dumped at Gwa-Kairu area in Juja, Kiambu County.

Juja sub-county Police Commander Michael Mwaura confirmed the incident saying detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) based in Juja have since visited the scene.

Mr. Mwaura told Citizen Digital that the body had visible physical injuries and bruises on the face, and that the surrounding area showed signs of a struggle.


Leaves of muguka, a variety of khat, also commonly known in Kenya as ‘Jaba’,  as well as some ground nuts were also found at the scene.

The police boss added that the deceased is yet to be identified, while the body has since been taken to the General Kago funeral home in Thika County for post-mortem as investigations commence.