Hillcrest School headmistress Gabrielle Maina shot dead in Karen

The woman who was shot dead on Miotoni Road, Nairobi, on Thursday morning has identified as Gabrielle Maina.

Maina is a headmistress of Hillcrest School in Karen.

The school’s Chairman Board of Governors Bob Kikuyu said she was killed as she returned to her home after dropping her son at a friend’s house.

“It is with great sadness and shock that we are writing to let you know that Gabrielle Maina has been tragically killed whilst out walking this morning,” Mr Kikuyu said in a message to parents.

“We cannot give more details at this time as police are investigating this criminal act.”

The school is set to re-open on Monday.

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