When corporal Caroline Chemutai Kangogo was first accused of killing a police constable John Ongweno of Kasarani Police Lines, in Nakuru County, many thought the incident is was just one of the many cases of love gone sour, that eventually resulted in murder.
But after she was linked to another murder of Peter Ndwiga Njiru in Kiambu, it was apparent that Corporal Kangogo’s killing spree is one of a kind.
In less than 24 hours, corporal Kangoga, a woman known to have lived a quiet life by her colleagues, suddenly turned to be a renowned suspected killer sent her close associates into panic mode.
Appearing to target men, who she had a romantic affair with, Kangogo has cut an image common of actors in a thrilling crime movie.
But has police hunt down for this serial killer, many
are yet to know who Corporal Kangogo is.
K24 Digital dug deeper into Kangogo background and discovered lots of crucial information about this vicious serial Killer.
Corporal Kangogo was born on January 10, 1987, in formally Keiyo district, Tambach division in now Elgeyo Marakwet County.
She is the firstborn in the family of Barnaba Kipkoech
Korir (father) and Leah Jepkosgei Kangogo (Mother).
The 34-year-old is married to a senior police officer
identified as Richard Kipkirui Ngeno with whom they are blessed with two
children, a boy and girl, aged 11 and 8 years respectively.
She began her education in 1994 at Nyawa nursery school. Corporal Kangogo proceeded to Nyawa boarding primary school and later joined St Francis Secondary School for her secondary education.
She schooled for a year there before joining St Alphonsus Mutei girls’ school where she sat for her KCSE exams and scored a C- in 2006.
She joined the National Police Service in 2008 and was admitted to Kenya Police College Kiganjo where she underwent her initial training before starting her official duties in 2009.
She went back to Kiganjo in 2014 for a corporal course that saw her promoted to the rank of corporal officer in 2015.
Kangogo has served in four police stations including P.T.C Mombasa, Kaloleni Police Station, K.P.C Kiganjo and Central Police Station in Nakuru where she has been serving since 2015.
According to Beatrice Karaguri, police commander Nakuru, Kangogo has been good at her work and there is nothing very telling about her work that can be linked to her killing spree.
Karaguri says none of Kangogo’s bosses has ever raised
a disciplinary issue against her adding that their records show she was diligent
in her duties.
“We have never had issues with Caroline. Her bosses have never reported any disciplinary issues about her and until now we are yet to understand what happened with her. Maybe there is an issue that is disturbing her mind because this is very unusual,” she said.