- After drinking, they boarded a motorbike at dusk but they alighted at Got Rateng A village, a few metres from home.
- The suspect was arrested and taken to the Kipasi police post for more investigations.
Security officers in Mbita subcounty have arrested a 37-year-old man for allegedly engaging in sex with a 48-year-old woman until she died.
The suspect is reported to have carried the body of the woman and partially buried it in sand inside another person’s homestead.
The incident came to public attention after the suspect admitted that they were having sex when woman died. They had earlier gone to a bar for drinks on Sunday evening.
After drinking, they boarded a motorbike at dusk but they alighted at Got Rateng A village, a few metres from home.
The suspect is reported to have inherited Milca after her husband died.
According to the chief of the Lambwe East location Bernard Ouma, the suspect said he didn't know the deceased would die during sexual intercourse. Ouma said they had sex in a thicket near their home.
“We arrested the suspect after he admitted that they have been engaging in sex but the unfortunate incident occurred in their last engagement,” Ouma said.
The deceased's body was discovered on Monday morning but without injuries.
The administrator said they suspect the woman’s body was moved by the lover from where she died into another homestead with intention of burying her in the sand.
“There was a time I summoned and warned them against careless sex after drinking. They continued and we suspect that is the cause of the problem,” he said.
The suspect was arrested and taken to the Kipasi police post for more investigations.
“We arrested and handed him to the police for interrogation,” Ouma said.
The family of the woman was assured of justice after the arrest of the suspect.
The body was moved to Homa Bay County Referral Hospital mortuary for postmortem.