A one and a half year old girl died after falling in a well at Forrestal village in Lumakanda location Lugari Sub County.
Confirming the incident Mwamba sub location assistant Chief Edwin Nashirobe said the deceased Concempta Kemunto’s body was discovered by a 12 year old boy who had gone to draw water in Mr. John Kimani’s open well.
He said the mother of the deceased left her daughter playing with other children in the neighborhood at around 9:30am and had been assured by the neighbour that the daughter was safe.
She later wanted to know the whereabouts of her child only to realize that she was missing.
She was informed that the other child she was playing with had gone to the shop with their mother leaving her playing in the same compound.
As they were searching for her with the help of their neighbors, she was informed that the body of a child had been found in a neighbour’s borehole several metres away.
She reached the scene, where she found three Samaritans retrieving the body from the well.
Officers from Turbo police station removed the body from the scene and took it to Kimbilio morgue for postmortem as investigations go on.