The Police is trying to investigate a bizaare incident that has left residents of Athi River shocked after bodies of two children, who had been reported missing 10 days, ago were discovered in the trunk of a private vehicle parked at the Athi River police station.
Alvina Mutheu and Henry Jacktone, both aged four years, went missing from their KMC Estate on June 11 while playing outside their house and the matter had been reported at the same police station theor bodies were found.
The decompsing bodies of the children were reportedly discovered on Tuesday by a Nairobi salesman who had gone to the station to pick his car, which had been detained on March 4 following a road accident on Mombasa Road when he detected a foul smell emanating from the boot of his Toyota Belta.
He informed the police who upon inspection found the bodies of the two children in a black polythene bag.
Investigators from the DCI Homicide Unit based at the DCI headquarters yesterday took over the investigations.
According to investigators the bodies were decomposing and could have been inside the car for well over a week.