A 19 year-old teenager was on Tuesday arraigned in court and charged with killing his girlfriend.

Job Abuga was arraigned at Milimani law courts on Tuesday for the killing of 19 year-old Nancy Wanza in Umoja III estate on the night of December 30, 2015 and attempting to dispose her body at Kiambu District Hospital.

The suspect has a history of arrests over thefts and muggings in Umoja estate.

He was remanded pending mention of the case on March 3, 2016 and hearing on May 2016. His lawyer asked for a bond hearing which will be considered during the mention, Nairobi News reports.

The deceased was a student at St Teresa girl’s secondary school in Eastleigh. She is said to have been a gifted athlete who played football in the school’s team and was also a member of the Redeemed Gospel Church Mathare football team.

She will be buried in Sagana, on February 20, 2016.

Additional Reporting by Nairobi News.

Here are some photos of the suspect and the deceased.

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