A 28-year-old man was stabbed and killed in Gatundu North with police suspecting that his girlfriend is behind the murder.
Vincent Mwangi Karanja is said to be have started living with the woman, only identified as Wanjiku, a few weeks ago.
Neighbours said the two had been having domestic fights at their house in Kamwangi Town.
On Friday night, they were heard arguing at around 11pm and it is believed Karanja was stabbed during that time.
His body was discovered with several stab wounds.
According to sources at Kamwangi Police Station, the suspect escaped after killing the man.Police have launched a manhunt for the woman who is reportedly a heavy drinker.
The body of the deceased was later taken to General Kago mortuary in Thika awaiting post mortem.