Residents of Mikindani area in Mombasa County woke up to shocking news on Monday morning.
This is after a 17-year-old boy allegedly stabbed his step-father on Sunday night, after picking up a quarrel with his wife.
A police report, filed by the boy’s mother, says that the Kajembe High School student picked up two kitchen knives and stabbed his father severally on the stomach, chest, and face, before disappearing.
The man was rushed to Mikindani Medical Centre, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
“Efforts to trace the suspect are underway,” reads the police report.
The body of the deceased was moved to the Coast General Hospital mortuary.