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Three KNH nurses deny killing cancer patient in ward

Three nurses and a cleaner at Kenyatta National Hospital have been charged with the murder of a cancer patient.

Priscilla Wairimu, Godfrey Muriithi Gachora, Rosemary Nkonge and Mary Muthoni Kamau, who were arraigned before High Court Judge Jessi Lesiit today, have denied killing Mr Cosmas Mutunga Kenyatta.

Kenyatta National Hospital nurses packed the courtroom when their colleagues were arraigned. PHOTO | MAUREEN KAKAH
Kenyatta National Hospital nurses packed the courtroom when their colleagues were arraigned. PHOTO | MAUREEN KAKAH

The deceased was allegedly killed on the night of November 28 and 29, 2015 at ward 8C of the Kenyatta National Hospital.

The accused will be detained at Lang’ata and Industrial area prisons as they await bail hearing, with their trial being set for March 6 and 9, 2017.