Nanyuki man who beheaded father, ran away with severed head arrested


A 29-year-old man is in police custody after beheading his father and celebrating with the severed head in the streets of Nanyuki town.
Dennis Mwangi is reported to have descended on his 59-year-old father with a machete in a domestic dispute killing him on the spot.
Mwangi shocked residents when he carried father’s head in a bucket and started celebrating with it outside the estate in Nanyuki town.
Witnesses say the two disagreed and argued before the attack but could not tell what led to the argument.
“They differed with his father before he attacked him with a panga killing him on the spot,” said a witness.
Laikipia East police boss Kizito Mtoro said the suspect is in police custody and is being questioned.
“Investigations into the killing are underway and soon the suspect will be arraigned and charged,” said Mtoro.
The body of the deceased was taken to the Nanyuki County Referral Hos


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