A 30-year-old woman and her 11-year-old daughter were found dead on Sunday in their house at Landless area in Thika.
Thika Sub-county police commander Beatrice Kiraguri said the bodies of the deceased were discovered after neighbours reported that the woman had gone missing for a few days and there was a foul smell in her house.
This police to broke into the house where they found the woman and her daughter lying dead.
According to police, the bodies of the deceased had several stab wounds.
In addition a man suspected to be the woman’s husband was also found dead a few kilometres from the house where the deceased were killed.
The man is believed to have committed suicide. He was found hanging inside a house.