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German suspected of killing girlfriend found dead in Mombasa

The search for Krabbe Gunther, the fugitive German national accused of killing his girlfriend in Kilifi County is over..

Kilifi County Police Commander Nelson Taliti says Gunther was found dead in Mombasa on Saturday, May 29.

The 58-year-old has been on the run since Thursday, May 27 after the body of his girlfriend, Cynthia Akinyi, was found wrapped in a bed sheet and stashed under a bed in their house in Mdomodoni Kwa Chief area, Mtwapa.

German’s fight with Girlfriend

He reportedly fought with Akinyi, 24, on the night of Wednesday, May 26. Neighbours got curious when they saw him leaving their apartment at around 5 pm on Thursday. He was carrying two bags.

They peeped through the apartment window and saw the lifeless body of the woman and called the police.

According to Kilifi South Sub-County Police Commander Mohammed Wako, blood was oozing from the nose of the dead woman. The body also had injuries at the back of the neck and head.

Police recovered an alien German card with Gunther’s name on it.

Police recovered an alien ID of German Krabbe Dieter Gunther.

Preliminary investigations reveal Akinyi was employed at a local entertainment joint. She moved in with Gunther in December, 2020.

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