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Child dies in suspected poisoning by house maid

Police have launched investigations on a house help who allegedly poisoned to death a child in Ombo Migori County.

Two other children have been hospitalized at the St Joseph’s Hospital in Ombo after eating the same food suspected to have been poisoned by the house help.

Belinda Otieno is suspected to have poisoned the five children resulting to the death on one.

The house help’s colleague is also admitted in hospital after eating the poisoned food.

Otieno’s employer Betha Oluoch says that she suspected that the food was poisoned after the house help fled after the children started ailing.

The house help is reported to have been complaining over salary delays by her employer a situation that might have led her to poison the children.

Medics at the Ombo Hospital however say that the poisoned children are out of danger.

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