Househelp Dies After Being Mauled by Employer’s Dog in Malindi


South African Boerboel (Image/Courtesy)

Roselyne Nafuna, a 38-year-old woman working in Malindi has died after she was mauled by her employer’s dog.

Nafuna was working as a househelp in Moriema, Malindi town when the unfortunate incident happened.

According to the DCI, Nafuna was going about her duties and opened the door leading to the porch when she was attacked by a South African Boerboel famed for its well developed muscles and a strong bone structure.

Nafuna’s screams caught the attention of a night guard in the home identified as John Siria who came to her rescue and reinstated the dog.

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At this time, Nafuna was lying on the floor and after the rescue, she insisted that she would go back to the house herself.

However, the day guard Antony Katana after reporting for duty found Nafuna’s lifeless body on the floor and informed the authorities.

“According to the guard, the deceased said that she felt fine and would go back to the house by herself. However, when the day guard Anthony Katana, reported for duty he found the lifeless body of the deceased sprawled on the floor. Detectives based in Malindi who were among the first responders to the incident established that the deceased’s body had multiple wounds occasioned by the dog’s bites,” the DCI said.

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