Shock and sombre mood has engulfed Solai area in Nakuru County after a mother and her 4-weeks old child lost life through a night house inferno.
The teenage mother is said to have locked herself together with her child in her parents’ house before setting themselves ablaze.
Confirming the incident, Nakuru County Police commander Peter Mwanzo said they received report from area chief.
He added that on arrival at the scene of the incident, they found the body of the deceased burnt beyond recognition.
“We were notified of the incident by area chief and when visited the scene we found the body of the mother and child burnt beyond recognition” said Mwanzo.
Following the incident, the Nakuru County Police commander has called on Non-governmental organizations to step in and help address issues of mental health.
He said members of the public should be sensitized more.