DNA: Obado fathered Sharon’s child, police probe on

Migori governor Okoth Obado and slain Rongo University Student Sharon Otieno. Their baby was brutally murdered alongside

By MN Reporter

A DNA test to ascertain the paternity has proven that Migori Governor Zachary Okoth Obado was the biological father of the late Rongo University student Sharon Otieno’s baby.

Both Sharon and the governor’s baby were stabbed to death in a brutal murder that has shocked the country.

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The finding coming even after Obado accepted paternity of the child, places the governor back at the centre of the investigations into the brutal murder of Sharon and her baby.

Obado was subjected to a DNA test following murder Sharon Otieno.

DCI boss George Kinoti said test results were key in guiding investigations to unearth the motive behind the death.

Following the findings sources indicate that detectives may grill Obado once again over the cold-blood murder of the 26-year-old lady whom the governor had an illicit affair with and impregnated.

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According to Daily Nation , also to be interrogate is Obado’s wife, Hellen, after it emerged she exchanged some provocative text messages with Sharon a few days before the seven-month pregnant woman was found dead.

Here are quick facts so far:

  • The baby was murdered alongside the mother who was strangled and stabbed eight times
  • An autopsy report revealed the foetus was killed by a knife stab on mother’s abdomen
  • Sharon Otieno was seven-month pregnant at the time of her killing
  • Obado recorded a statement regarding her murder and admitted he had an affair with her
  • Owing to the new development, detectives are planning to interrogate the governor again
  • Obado’s wife is also expected to answer some questions after it emerged she exchanged texts with Sharon