December 4, 2023


Police discovered Margaret “Maggie” Mbitu’s physique in a automobile at Logan Airport’s Central Parking storage Wednesday night time. She was reported lacking Monday.

Authorities are working to trace down a Lowell man who they consider killed a lady whose physique was present in a Logan Airport parking storage Wednesday night time, in response to the Suffolk County District Legal professional’s Workplace. 

Officers have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 40-year-old Kevin Kangethe for the killing of 31-year-old Whitman resident Margaret Mbitu, the DA’s workplace mentioned in a press launch Thursday. Police had been trying to find Mbitu since Monday when her household reported her lacking. 

Round 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Massachusetts State Police troopers discovered Mbitu’s physique inside a automobile in Logan Airport’s Central Parking storage. “Proof signifies that she was the sufferer of a murder,” the DA’s workplace wrote.

Investigators quickly recognized Kangethe as a suspect in Mbitu’s killing, however decided that he had boarded a flight to Kenya, the DA’s workplace mentioned. They’re working with police in Kenya to search out him.

Authorities consider Kangethe and Mbitu knew one another, and that the killing was not random. The DA’s workplace didn’t say how Mbitu died, what expenses Kangethe is dealing with, what Mbitu’s relationship to Kangethe was, or when Kangethe is believed to have flown to Kenya. 

“There is no such thing as a menace to the general public or to Logan Airport vacationers. No additional info is being launched presently to guard the integrity of the investigation,” the DA’s workplace wrote. 

Mbitu labored at BAMSI, a Brockton-based charity group, in response to a Fb submit from the non-profit. The submit mentioned she was final seen Monday at 11 p.m. leaving her office in Halifax in her SUV. 

“The BAMSI group is heartbroken by the tragic dying of Maggie. She was heat, caring and cherished by everybody she labored with, each workers and the individuals she cared for in our group houses,” a BAMSI spokesperson advised the Boston Herald Thursday. “As an company, we’re in mourning over the lack of such an incredible younger girl.”

Mbitu labored for BAMSI as a nurse at their group houses for greater than seven years, the Herald reported.

“All the household, everyone’s down,” Mbitu’s mom advised Boston 25 Information. “I’m not myself proper now. That is heartbreaking.”