KILIFI (Xinhua) --
Kenyan police said Monday they are interrogating a suspect in
connection with the murder of Italian tourist in the coastal
county of Kilifi.
Police report indicates that armed
gangster attacked a couple at their private villa in Sultan near
Kijipwa Police Station Kilifi County.
Newly posted regional police Commander Larry Kieng’ said that
they have arrested a guard who is assisting them with
"The wife succumbed to deep head and neck injuries. We are
yet to establish the motive of the attackers.
"Our officers have
already commenced investigation," Kieng said.
The two were identified as Luigi Scassellati, 72 years old,
and Maria Laura Satta, 71.
They two are from Cremona in Northern
Italy and arrived in the country on July 12 and were on a three
month visa in the country.
The wife died on the spot as she over-bled while the husband
is in critical condition at Mombasa hospital.
The injured husband first rushed to Jocham hospital before
being referred to Mombasa hospital for specialized treatment.