A 40-year-old man has been arrested by police in Siaya County for allegedly beating his four year old to death.
Bernard Omondi Owuor from Gombe, Gem Constituency was arrested for allegedly beating his daughter, Perez Anyango, to death following a domestic quarrel with his wife Mary Adhiambo.
According to area Assistant Chief, the suspect is said to have returned home drunk on Saturday before getting into a fight with his wife.
The suspect beat up the wife who managed to escape the house with her three children and seek shelter at a neighbor’s.
Mary and her children went back home in the morning, hoping that the suspect would have sobered up, but to their surprise, he locked them up and started a fresh wave of attack.
She managed to escape again, but this time round leaving the children, and went to report the matter to the Chief.
When the mother of three went back home, she found her daughter’s lifeless body.
Police arrested the suspect, who had already fled the scene, and took him
to Akala Police Station.
The body of the child was ferried to Bondo Sub-County Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.