On Sunday the bodies of two older Swiss tourists, Werner Borner Paul and Marriane Hornel, were found near Mombasa, Kenya. Police have since arrested a couple of members of staff from the couple’s home – it has been reported that the pair were carrying cash and were killed by their employees.

From Reuters

Two elderly foreigners found murdered in Kenya’s Mombasa city

The bodies of a Caucasian couple thought to be between 60 and 70 years old were found dumped by a rural road in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa on Sunday, police said, but their identities were unclear.

The man and woman were found wrapped in a blanket and left near a local nightclub on the outskirts of Mombasa, area police chief Christopher Rotich said. 

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From the Star –

Murdered Mombasa tourists are Swiss nationals, police reveal

A gardener at the couple’s Links Road home was arrested in connection with the murder.

Kisauni police boss Christopher Rotich said they are pursuing a caretaker and night guard who are on the run.

It is believed the two had cash when they returned from Switzeland on Saturday.

Police said they are treating the incident as an inside job planned and executed by workers in cahoot with hirelings.

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From the Standard

Police question watchman and gardener over murder of elderly Swiss couple in Mombasa

Police in Mombasa are holding two suspects in connection with the murder of two Swiss nationals whose naked bodies were dumped in Mombasa North on Sunday.

The bodies of the elderly couple, Warner Borner Paul, 71, and Marriane Hunel, 70, were found at Nguu Tatu in Kiembeni, Mombasa County in circumstances that pointed to murder. The two had flown into the country on August 19 from Switzerland.

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