A mother of six identified as Beatrice Mwende Kimotho has been apprehended by the police in Naivasha, Kenya for allegedly poisoning four of her children to death.
Reports say that the children who were believed to be between the ages of 2 and 8 years were locked up in the house before their mother gave them the poison in Kabati Estate.
According to K2TV, the police in Naivasha received a distress from the brother of the suspect identified as Jackson Kimani Kimotho who revealed that her sister has asked him to check on the children who she has already killed at home.
Jackson disclosed that his sister shared a photo of the lifeless kids in their family’s WhatsApp group asking for prayers.
Upon the police’s arrival at the scene, the four children were found dead in the apartment with vomits and blood in their mouths.
According to the Commander of the Naivasha Sub-County Police, Samuel Waweru, the culprit has been arrested and also said; “The accused first told her friend that her children were admitted to the Naivasha Sub-County hospital with chest pains before confessing a few hours later that she had strangled them.”
She (the suspect) took turns to strangle the four and slept in the same house until today (Saturday) morning when she walked away from the house.“
“We are at the very initial stages of the probe and at this point, we cannot divulge much details.”
Investigations are still ongoing to know her reason for taking the lives of her own kids.