A two-year-old girl identified as Susan Ayuma was reportedly buried alive in a shallow grave by her playmates aged five, six and seven, in a village in Kakamega County, Kenya.
According to NairobiNews, they reportedly dug up a hole at the back of a house, filled it with water, pushed her into it and covered the hole. They later retrieved her dead body and dumped it next to a banana farm.
Before the unfortunate incident, her mother, a single parent who works in Nairobi, had left her in the care of her grandmother in the village. One of her relatives, Everlyne Ndombi, later noticed she was missing and searched the compound.
“I left home early to go to work and returned at midday and noticed Susan was missing. Her grandmother had left her playing in the company of other children to go to the market.”
She added that one of the children told her that Susan had died after they pushed her into a hole filled with water and covered it with soil.
“I could not believe what the child had told me and screamed for help drawing the attention of other villagers,” said Ms Ndombi.
Describing the incident as a big misfortune, late Susan’s grandfather, Mr Meshack Etanda, said,
“We suspect the children who are underage were playing innocently and tried to imitate what they see in burials in the village.”
The boy said to have led the others in performing the mock burial has reportedly fled the village in fear of a reprisal.
Confirming the incident, Western region police boss, Mr Moses Ombati, said the death of the girl was accidental, adding that investigations were, however, ongoing to establish the circumstances under which she died.
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So sad, what kind of a stupid play is that?
This is terrible. Oh God. Play gone bad. May her soul RIP. Amen.
I have never heard dis kind of evil before. Lord pls protect our children
What type of rubbish play is that, kids needs to be monitored
I wonder why the leader has gone into hiding if it was really a play.May the poor girl’s soul rip
This is really sad
This is so heart breaking
d rest might b innocent but d leader is evil y did he run d others stayed behind and innocently confessed.
This is so sad. Na wah oooooo.
Sad sad! What kind of evil is this. They try 2 practise what they watch in movie, children need to be monitor o!
Chie this is heart breaking
On dear ….this is just toooooo sad …
Jesus christ. That’s why in abroad kids are supervised cuz they don’t know any better
It’s a bad omen
What kind of rubbish play is that? Who are the parents of this horrible kids?
I knw dat they re young bt wat i dont understand is dat wat took their attention in2 dat kind of play n dumpin d body when they can call 4 help
I don’t know what to call this.its really heart breaking
This is heartbreaking
THIS IS TERRIBLE,PARENTS\GUARDIANS SHOULD WATCH OUT
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