A banner of the late Rev. Charles Kituku Muthusi during his burial on May 20, 2023.
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Rev. Charles Kituku Muthusi buried in Machakos County.

Rev. Charles Kituku Muthusi, the slain preacher found murdered in a maize plantation in Kawethei, Machakos County, has been laid to rest.

Police revealed that the primary suspect in his killing is his nephew, leading to a solemn atmosphere at the funeral service.

The suspect, who has a history of drug use and multiple stints in rehab, has been apprehended.

Main celebrant, Rev. Philip advised the youth to avoid drug and alcohol abuse, emphasizing the negative consequences they bring.

The late’s widow, Eva Nkirote, expressed the immense emptiness in her heart caused by her husband’s death, while also cherishing the memories they share.

She described her husband as a shining example and a kind-hearted individual.

The murder took place two weeks ago at a maize plantation near his family residence in Kawethei.

The suspect is in police custody as the investigation into the crime continues.