Area chief David Okoth said the 17-year-old girl was from school when the boyfriend in his 20s who was armed with a knife waylaid her and stabbed her to death.
Mr. Okoth said the deceased was on her way home when the boyfriend ambushed her.
Eyewitnesses indicated that the suspect escaped immediately after stabbing the schoolgirl.
The girl died at the scene of the attack as locals prepared to rush her to the hospital.
Mr.Okoth said the motive of the killing has not been established, however, they suspect that it could be linked to love affairs.
He said the body of the student has been moved to the mortuary as police officers hunt for the suspect
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