Lawrence Warunge had planned to kill his entire family at the beginning of 2021 but his plan was delayed and he carried it out on January 5, 2021. At the time, his two sisters had reported back to school.
Police reveal that Lawrence tried severally to carry out his murder plan but aborted at the last minute.
That did not deter him, using the plan he had actioned together thanks to a script he downloaded for British dark comedy-drama spy thriller TV series, Killing Eve, Lawrence set his action in motion.
He had the plan, but he did not have a weapon and an alibi.
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This is where his girlfriend came in.
Earlier he had told the girlfriend that soon, they will both leave peacefully and comfortably for years on end.
Detectives reveal that their investigation led them to a trail of how Lawrence go hold of his murder weapon.
He asked the girlfriend to buy him a knife in Thika. The nine-inch knife, with a metallic handle, was among the exhibits recovered on Saturday, in Mai Mahiu.
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The weekend before the murders, Lawrence had planned to use the girlfriend as an alibi. The only way he could do that was by getting her drunk to a point where she blacks out.
She refused to drink or smoke any weed. She was a teetotaler.
Police say, his plan at the time was to kill his family using carbon monoxide.
Lawrence and his girlfriend will be arraigned in court today.
The postmortem of Nicholas Warunge, his wife Annie, sons Maxwell and Christian and that of farmhand Jeremiah Kinyanjui that were killed in their house in Kiambaa, Kiambu county will be carried out today. last Tuesday.