of Litein, Bureti Sub County are mourning the death of a three-week-old infant
after her mother laid on her while drunk.
According to Bureti Deputy OCPD Jackson Lolomodoni, said that 21 old
Mercy Chepkirui returned home at 2am while drunk and slept in the same bed with
the infant only to wake up in the morning to discover her child was dead.
“The body of the child had visible
signs of bleeding from her nose and mouth, and the body had turned pale due to
lack of air,” added Lolmodoni.
told KNA that the mother of two, who was always drank had in the past, nearly
killed her other child the same way but she was rescued in time.
body of the child was moved to Kapkatet Hospital mortuary on Thursday morning.
Lolmodoni said they have launched investigations with a view to arresting the
suspect and charge her for killing her child.