A 39-year-old woman was Monday morning killed, after she was attacked by her employer’s dog in Moriema’s area of Malindi town.
Police report indicate that, Roselyn Nafuna was going about her house chores when she was mauled by the dog.
She was attacked by a South African Boerboel famed for its well-developed muscles and a strong bone structure.
“A night guard at the home identified as John Sirya, reported hearing the woman’s distress screams as she was being mauled by the beast,” the police said.
“He rushed to the scene and restrained the dog, before helping Nafuna who was lying on the floor.”
According to the guard, the deceased said that she felt fine and would go back to the house by herself.
However, when the day guard Anthony Katana, reported for duty he found the lifeless body of the deceased sprawled on the floor.
Detectives based in Malindi who were among the first responders to the incident, established that the deceased’s body had multiple wounds occasioned by the dog’s bites.
“Investigations into the unfortunate incident have since been launched. Meanwhile, the body of the deceased is currently preserved at the Star hospital mortuary, awaiting post mortem,” police said.