• According to Langas OCPD John Odhiambo, Jackton executed the murder with the help of his two friends who are still at large.
• Odhiambo who had been staying with the deceased for a period of one year in Eldoret was arrested on Friday as the main suspect in the murder.
Jackton Odhiambo, the main suspect in the murder of fashionista Edwin Chiloba has confessed to killing the model over allegations that he cheated on him.
According to Langas OCPD John Odhiambo, Jackton executed the murder with the help of his two friends who are still at large.
The suspect said he murdered Chiloba as revenge for betraying him.
Odhiambo who had been staying with the deceased for a period of one year in Eldoret was arrested on Friday as the main suspect in the murder.
The two lived together as husband and wife.
Chiloba’s caretaker Alex Nyamwea said that Odhiambo called him using Chiloba’s phone on January 4, informing him that he was vacating the house they lived in.
And true to his words, Odhiambo vacated the house with immediate effect.
The police are investigating a possible love triangle after the main suspect Jackton Odhiambo confessed that he was driven to commit the murder after finding out Chiloba had another partner.
Murder of Eldoret model:— Citizen TV Kenya (@citizentvkenya) January 7, 2023
Police arrest suspect linked to Chiloba’s murder. Jackton Odhiambo ‘confessed killing Chiloba’.
Detectives hunt for Odhiambo’s accomplices. Chiloba was murdered & body put in a metal box.
Police are pursuing the angle of a love triangle #CitizenWeekend pic.twitter.com/zWkVGAxF7d
Chiloba's body was discovered in a metallic box on Kipenyo-Katinga Road in Uasin Gishu County by boda boda riders, who saw an unmarked vehicle dumping the box on the side of the road.
Police are also looking for the vehicle used to ferry and dump the body.