Slain pilot’s former wife, uncle arrested

Joy Kingara and Andrew Ng'ang'a being held at Langata Police Station on March 2, 2014 as suspects in the murder of Ex-Kenya Air force pilot David Macharia whose body was found dumped in a septic tank within his compound in Hardy Karen on Thursday night. Investigations into the murder of former Kenya Air Force captain David Macharia last Thursday took a new twist after detectives locked up his former wife and maternal uncle for questioning. Nganga was deceased uncle while Joy Kingara was deceased separated wife. PHOTO/BILLY MUTAI

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  • The pilot is also said to have quarrelled with his elder son, only identified as Brian, two days before his murder. On the same day, Brian called a relative and informed her of the quarrel and also asked for his father’s insurance details.
  • The female suspect, Ms Kingaara, was married to the late captain after he separated with his first wife. However in December 2012, Ms Kingaara and the deceased also separated after staying for about ten years.

The murder of former Kenya Air Force captain David Macharia last Thursday took a new twist after detectives locked up his former wife and maternal uncle for questioning.

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