On the evening of March 20th, 2023, tragedy struck in Gesima ward of Nyamira County as a man and his wife were brutally killed by unknown attackers. The couple, identified as Edward Morema and Grace Nyagechi, was attacked by unknown assailants in their home in Nyamakoroto village Nyamira county.

The two were well-known and respected members of the community and their tragic deaths have left the community with unanswered questions about why the two were brutally murdered.

The motive for the attack remains unclear at this time, and local authorities have launched an investigation to determine who is responsible for this heinous crime.

The loss of Edward and Grace has sent shockwaves through the Gesima ward and the wider Nyamira County community with many being left wondering how something like this could happen to such kind-hearted and upstanding members of society.


This tragedy comes a few days after a primary school teacher George Getangwa was recently killed in the house of a Nyamira-based nurse. The body of the late teacher was found decomposing in the compound of the nurse who is a key suspect in the case.

While mourning the duo former Nyamira county aspirant Hon Henry Ongeri penned his heartfelt condolences to the family and asked the police to conduct an investigation and identify the culprits behind the murderous act and be brought to book.

“At this time, we await details of the possible motive and explanation for the heinous act against our brother and his beloved wife. We unreservedly condemn the cowards who have thrown the Ward, County and Country into untimely grief. We call upon the relevant authorities to take any and all necessary action to bring the culprits to book.” Read part of his condolence note.

This incident highlights the need for the community to come together and work closely with the security organs in creating a safe environment where everyone can feel secure and valued.

As Nyamira Daily News we send our heartfelt condolences to all those affected by this huge loss.