DCI appeals for help as it launches manhunt for a woman linked to the gruesome murder of Nairobi Hospital Finance Director, Eric Maigo.
Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations are appealing for information that will lead to the arrest of a woman linked to the gruesome murder of Nairobi Hospital Acting Finance Director Eric Maigo.
In a statement on Thursday, September 21, DCI shared the photos of the suspect disclosing that the said woman was captured on CCTV leaving the house of the late Maigo.
“Following the gruesome murder of Dr Erick Maigo, in the wee hours of Friday, September 15, 2023, detectives are appealing for information that may lead to the arrest of the woman whose images appear below.
“The suspect who was captured leaving the victim’s residence at Woodley Annex -Upper is believed to have been involved in the murder most foul before escaping through the back door,” part of the statement read.
According to an autopsy report, Eric Maigo was stabbed a total of 25 times and died due to external and internal bleeding.
Detectives recovered two blood-stained knives believed to have been the murder weapons were recovered from the scene of the crime.
The items have since been subjected to forensic examination.
The investigators also collected blood samples from the house. They revealed that the samples will be used to place the suspect at the scene of the crime.
“Two blood-stained knives believed to have been the murder weapons were recovered from the scene of the crime.
“As detectives burn the midnight oil to arrest the female suspect, members of the public are requested to volunteer any information that may lead to his immediate arrest,” DCI requested.
The body of the Doctor who also worked as Finance Director, was found on Friday, September 15, with multiple stabbing wounds.
He had 25 stab wounds that caused his death, an autopsy shows.
The postmortem which was conducted at the Lee Funeral Home on Saturday revealed some vital organs were raptured by the stabs in the attack.
“We calculated and found he had 25 stab wounds. This caused both external and internal bleeding,” said chief government pathologist Dr Johansen Oduor.
He stated there were no defence injuries meaning the man lay as he was being stabbed.
Meanwhile, according to phone records and CCTV footage analysis, Maigo was last Thursday evening seen at a popular entertainment club along Ngong Road. It is here that he met three women including Andalo.
Police visited the club as part of the efforts to identify all those who met him at the joint. It was then they identified Andalo.
The officers are yet to know and get two others, who detectives believe include the main suspect.
An analysis of Maigo’s mobile phone shows he sent money to a number of people on Thursday prior to his death. Among the transactions, Andalo was in receipt of Ksh.650 from Maigo.
According to the police, Maigo is then seen walking out in the company of a woman who is believed to be the main suspect. Phone records show they further went to another entertainment joint along Kilimani Road before going home around quarter past 10 pm.