A German national was on Tuesday night murdered by his Kenyan lover in Malindi, Kilifi County.
Mr Herman Detering 78- of passport number C3K6FV281 is alleged to have been killed by a lady who detectives have so far identified as Ms Mary and who is at large.
A senior detective based in Kilifi County told Kenya Mails that the body of the late was found inside a room at a local hotel.
“A receptionist at the hotel found out that he had not woken up and decided to find, he knocked at the door but the German never responded and when he peeped inside, he saw bloodstains and decided to alert the police,” the detective told Kenya Mails.
The detective further said that the police had launched a manhunt on Ms Mary who has been described as his lover.
By the time of going to press, the detectives had already retrieved CCTV images from the hotel that will assist in the investigations.
Kenya Mails is in possession of bloody photos that were retrieved from the room where the two had booked.
In one of the photos, the body of Mr Detering is lying in a pool of blood.
The matter was reported at Malindi Police station under OB number 89/28/01/2020.