Lawrence Warunge`s Pre-Trial Hearing Scheduled On May 11 2021

Lawrence Warunge who is accused of killing five people has pleaded not guilty and his pre-trial has been scheduled for May 11, 2021.

Lawrence Warunge the prime suspect in the murder of his four family members and a farmhand has been charged with five counts of murder.

He was an IT student at Mount Kenya University and while appearing before Justice Mary Kasango in a virtual court session was charged with killing his father Nicholas Warunge, mother Anne Warunge, brother Christian Njenga, nephew Maxwell Njenga and construction worker James Kinyanjui on the night of January 5, 2021.

On January 26 2021 medical examinations conducted on Warunge showed that he was mentally unfit to stand trial and another medical test conducted on April 13 revealed the same outcome. However, on Tuesday April 13 a medical report indicated that Warunge was fit to stand trial.

Justice Kasango ordered that the accused person be remanded at Nairobi Industrial Area Prison pending the pre-trial hearing scheduled for May 11, 2021. The suspect had allegedly told detectives that he had planned to wipe out his entire family and was inspired by a Netflix series Killing Eve.