An in depth letter by a lady accused of killing her 4 youngsters exposes the frustrations she endured previous to the incident that has left Naivasha residents in shock.
The letter addressed to her eldest son lays naked her torment and anguish together with failure to pay home lease since April.
She was unable to settle a Sh1,400 electrical energy invoice, additional pushing the mom of six to the abyss.
“I do know I belong to jail… the truth is I do know I’ll spend the remainder of my life behind bars however I’m ready for it,” the hand written letter reads.
Within the letter, she accuses her boyfriend of getting betrayed her love. “I liked him dearly,” she acknowledged, including “Don’t have anything to do with him,” she warned her son.
“He pretended to be what he isn’t…” she continued.
She encourages her son, who’s on the college, to not be discouraged, and to proceed together with his research, calling upon him to maintain his youthful brother.
She revealed the place she wished her youngsters to be buried, saying she had purchased new outfits for them to be fitted in in the course of the burial.
“I’ve already bought the attire…” She quoted the Bible — John 14:1 (Let not your coronary heart worry: ye consider in God, consider additionally in me), calling her son to search out power by studying the verse.
Narrating the sequence of occasions, the suspect’s brother Jackson Kimotho talked of how his elder sister posted a photograph of the slain youngsters on the household’s WhatsApp group on Saturday at round 2:28pm.
“She was looking for feedback about youngsters, with one of many group customers saying they had been lovable,” mentioned the brother.
In fast successions, she once more posted a remark: “Take a second of silence and provides closing respect to my children.”
She once more wrote: “I don’t perceive, they’re lifeless — I’ve killed them.”
Moments later, she posted her previous picture, captioned: Betty the assassin — Pray for the soul to have peace right here on earth.”
The group’s administrator shortly eliminated the suspect earlier than issues began unfolding, throwing the household right into a spin.
After noticing she had been blocked, she referred to as Mr Kimotho, directing him to go her home accompanied by police.
“She directed me the place to get the important thing and after we bought into the home, what we noticed was actually disturbing,” he informed the Nation exterior the Naivasha Police Station, on Sunday.
All of the 4 youngsters lay lifeless within the bed room. “It was a coronary heart wrenching second. I used to be in disbelief. My sister was a jovial individual and by no means confirmed any indicators of stress,” he added.
Mr Kimotho mentioned he and his sister had secured half time educating jobs however their companies had been stopped because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Her sister dropped out of campus in fourth yr, the place she was pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce Diploma. She engaged partially time jobs previous to the incident that has left the household misplaced for phrases.
“She by no means shared with anybody what she was going by, together with monetary challenges. We weren’t conscious she was battling anxious moments,” added the brother.
Mr Kimotho mentioned the household was but to return into phrases with the macabre killings which have left them in a dilemma.
“It’s a very painful second for all of us. It was so sudden we’re but to grasp the flip of occasions,” mentioned Mr Kimotho.
Investigators mentioned a relative visited the accused on Friday and pleaded to depart with the youngsters, however she flatly refused.
It was on the identical night time that the girl is suspected to have poisoned the 4 youngsters aged between seven and two years earlier than smothering them.
On the time of the incident, she was holed up in the home along with the 4 youngsters, along with her two elder sons having been away. A pattern of the poison collected in the home was taken to the federal government chemist for evaluation.