A cloud of grief has descended on Kongoni, Likuyani, Kakamega County, after the body of a missing young girl was discovered in a maize plantation.
According to sources, the 15-year-old girl’s parents reported her missing for a week.
A search party formed to look for the missing girl discovered the body in the plantation. This came after days of combing the area.
Family members of the deceased are still grieving the loss of a loved one and have asked police to expedite investigations into what caused their loved one’s death.
It has not yet been determined what caused the young girl’s death.
Villagers have also expressed their concerns, citing the area’s growing insecurity.
They have requested that police increase security in the area.
Police have since removed the deceased’s body from the scene and transported it to a local morgue where an autopsy will be performed.