Pair charged in 2 Americans’ deaths

From Times Wire Reports

Kenya charged two men with killing two American women riding in a U.S. Embassy vehicle that was carjacked in January near Nairobi.

Simon Wanaina and Paul Kariuki denied the charges before the Chief Magistrates’ Court in the capital.

Police say men with AK-47s shot the women, both relatives of a U.S. diplomat, before stealing their car.

Wanaina and Kariuki face execution if convicted.


The trial for the two men was set for May 5.