Police in Meru are pursuing various theories in the murder of a catholic priest at Limbine Parish, Tigania West in Meru County on May 4.

One of the theories if it was normal thuggery.Another theory being pursued is that of love triangle.

Slain priest

Father Eutycus Murangiri was stabbed to death by unknown attackers while leaving a guest house in Makutano.

The late had also served as a deacon at Kirogine parish and was born at Nkabune Parish.

The  priest was stabbed at Kinoru Gateway in Makutano shopping center at around 1:45am and at the time of his death he was  32-year-old


Police reports indicate he was stabbed two times and died on the spot as a result of excessive blood lost.

The late priest was with a female and a man who was drunk both who were arrested. Police want to establish if the priest had a relationship with the female and bought the man beer to get drunk only to engage into sex.

The lady is being questioned if she was married or had any relationship with another man.

The priest’s car was parked at the scene.