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Why Suspected Serial Killer Philip Onyancha Was Acquitted In Murder Case

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Renowned High Court Judge Justice Jessie Lessit on Thursday acquitted suspected serial killer Phillip Onyancha in one of the murder cases he was facing.

In charges which he denied, Onyancha was accused of killing Jacqueline Chepngetich Misoi on May 30 2008, at the Mount Kenya building along Kombo Munyiri Road in Nairobi.

But Justice Jessie Lessit dictated that the prosecution did not prove beyond reasonable doubt that Onyancha actually committed the crime of killing Jacqueline.

According to her,

All these are disheartening omissions the ones being failure to investigate a stain on the deceased door captured by the crime scene investigator, why would the police not follow this line of investigation?

As a result, Philip Onyancha was set free for the particular case.

According to her, laxity from the investigation department led to the omission of some key pieces of evidence like an alleged stain captured on the deceased’s door.

This she says, would have been the key to ascertain whether the deceased committed suicide or not.

She further ruled that the prosecution failed to provide evidence sufficient to convict the accused and that Onyancha’s alibi was credible.

“I am convinced that the deceased may have been murdered however there is no evidence that the accused was the author of her death,”read part of her ruling. 

Apart from the Jacqueline Chepngetich Misoi case, Onyancha was in 2008 also charged alongside two other suspects for the murder of nine-year-old Anthony Muiruri in Dagoretti.

Mr Onyancha together with Tobias Arad and Douglas Obiero were accused of murdering master Muiruri at Ngando village in Dagoretti on April 14 this year.

Muiruri’s decomposed body was found near the Lenana School, Nairobi.

His alleged accomplices were apprehended after Onyancha implicated them in some of the murders that he admitted to having committed in a self-confession.

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