A dog on Tuesday evening shocked its owners when it dragged a partly eaten body of a day-old child into a home. The incident happened in Kemutua village in Kyangwithya East location, Kitui Central district.
Eye witnesses said the dog carried the body with its mouth and brought it to its puppies. Nzunguni assistant chief Francis Kimanzi said owners of the dog discovered the half body at 8 pm on Tuesday.
"I found the dogs owners had snatched the half body from the puppies, legs and the abdomen was missing," he said. Kimanzi police arrived at the scene at around 9 pm and took away the body.
He said investigation into the matter would focus on whether the body belonged to the village. "We have not identified any suspect yet but police have launched investigations to get to the bottom of the matter," Kimanzi said.