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Mike Okombe’s mystery death takes a new twist as three rugby players are arrested in connection with his murder

November 08, 2017 at 09:26
Mike Okombe's mystery death takes a new twist as three rugby players are arrested in connection with his murder

We all thought Mike Okombe was single handily killed by his girlfriend Maryanne Mumbi. It turns out there is more than meets the eye in the murder of the Nakuru Top Fry rugby player.

Mike was stabbed to death on Saturday evening November 4th in Nakuru. His girlfriend who is the prime suspect went underground before she finally surrendered to the police.

Mike Okombe with his girlfriend Maryanne Mumbi.

Police arrest more suspects

Apparently 37-year-old MarryAnne Mumbi  isn’t the only suspect in the murder of her 27-year-old boyfriend. Police have arrested three rugby players in connection with Okombe death.

The three players arrested include Calvins Otieno, Eric Mochache and Vincent Omondi . The three together with Maryanne Mumbi were presented before Nakuru Chief Magistrates Josephat Kalo on Tuesday.

The four suspects appear before Nakuru Chief Magistrate

The prosecution took them to court to seek direction on detaining them pending completion of investigation. The court ordered the four held in custody at the Menengai Police Station until Monday next week when they will be charged.


Okombe’s body lies at Valley Hospital Mortuary pending postmortem examination. The results will shade light into his death and also help prosecutors build concrete case against the suspects.








  1. This is even more saddening

  2. Rest in peace Okombe

  3. Hope they were not fighting over this lady

  4. This was an unfortunate end

  5. Gone too soon,RIP bro

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