Kenyan police probe death of Swiss national in Mombasa

by XINHUA

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Larry Kieng

MJOMBASA – Kenyan police said Saturday they are investigating the killing of another Swiss national in the coastal city of Mombasa.

Regional police commander Larry Kieng said Mocer Max was killed and body dumped in the Indian Ocean by unknown people. The deceased body was found early Saturday.

Kieng said detectives have launched probe into the latest killing of foreigners that has sparked tension in the county.

“The body of the deceased had deep head injuries, we suspect he was killed and body dumped in the ocean,” Kieng said. He added Max had lived in the country for over 10 years within Mtwapa area.

In August a Swiss couple was also murdered and body dumped by the roadside in Mombasa. Werner Borner Paul and Marrianne Borner landed at Moi International Airport on the night of Aug. 20 and were accosted as they entered their compound by people suspected to be workers.

Prime suspect Geoffrey Mwaki alias Jeff, 38, was arrested on Aug. 21 and charged with murder.

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