A 12-year-old girl who went missing in April has been found dead.
According to reports from Missing Child Kenya, the body of Maureen Wangui Kioi, who was first reported missing on April 20, 2022 at Githurai Mwiki police station, was discovered on May 1.
Maureen, a pupil at Githurai 45’s Juter Academy, was last seen wearing a black hoodie and matching trousers around Mount Kenya area of the Kiambu County neighbourhood.
“Our sincere condolences to the family and friends. Thank you everyone who shared the original alert poster,” Missing Child Kenya said in a notice.
The organisation, which creates awareness on issues of missing children, likewise urged persons with any information regarding the girl’s death to report the matter to the aforementioned police station. Investigations into the incident are currently ongoing.