Police in Meru County are investigating the death of a woman who was killed and her head chopped off 10 days ago.
The body of the 55-year-old woman was found a few metres away from her home in Antoandrew village, Tigania East.
The woman went missing on September 17, 2018.
The head of the victim was found seven days later stuffed inside her handbag and dumped in a nearby stream.
The police have launched investigation into the matter and Peter Murungi, a brother to the deceased was arrested as the main suspect.
The family is accusing their uncle who is the main suspect in the murder and claimed they have been having land disputes with his uncle.