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Catholic priest abducted and killed to be exhumed Wednesday morning

Police say they were led to the scene by one of the suspects who was arrested on Tuesday.

NAIROBI, Kenya Oct 16 – The body of a Catholic priest abducted and killed was set to be exhumed in Embu on Wednesday morning.

According to police, Father Michael Kyengo of Thatha Parish in Kithyoko, Masinga was kidnapped last week and his body was discovered on Tuesday buried in a shallow grave.

His car was traced along Mombasa Road at Mtito Andei where occupants exchanged fire with officers, with three managing to escape.

One of them who was arrested led police to Embu where the body was buried.

An investigation has been launched to establish the motive of the killing.

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