A Kiambu man has left his family in shock after killing his wife before committing suicide in Kiamumbi estate along Kamiti Road.
The 50-year-old man committed the heinous act at his home and left behind a shocking letter to his children that revealed details of his troubled marriage.
Albert Mwangi reportedly hit his wife to death with a blunt object before ingesting a poisonous substance and hanging himself following an alleged prolonged domestic dispute.
In an emotional suicide note addressed to his children, Mwangi painted an image of a sour and rocky marriage with his wife,Milcah Mwangi, a businesswoman who was in her late 40s.
He claimed that his wife had been threatening, tormenting and insulting him; and even worse, that she hated him.
Mwangi further described his wife as “Jezebel”, claiming she had been threatening, tormenting and insulting him, and even worse, that she hated him.
“We leave you in the hands of God. We have gone to be with the Lord.
“Since we marry (sic) we have been fighting. I didn’t know that I married a counterfit (sic) wife.
“I married a Jezebel and her intention was just to steal everything from me. She has been threatening me, insulting me, she hated me,” the note read.
Mwangi also claimed that his wife was also colluding with her brother to allegedly “destroy his life.”
“The end of the fight is over,” he stated.
“Both Milcah and her brother planned to steal everything from me, destroy my life and then kill me,” he claimed.
The bodies of the couple were moved to the Kenyatta University Hospital morgue.
The bodies of the couple were moved to the Kenyatta University Hospital morgue and are set to be buried next week in Kangema, Murang’a County.
Elsewhere, two bodies of a man and his wife were on Saturday night found in Kegoye village in Vihiga County, in a suspected case of murder and suicide.
According to reports, David Kinambendi, 40, strangled his wife Ruth Mwenesi, 35, before taking his own life by jumping into a pit latrine.
The area Chief Henry Chunguli said the man locked his wife’s body in their bedroom after committing the act.
According to Chunguli, the police, who arrived at the scene of crime, broke into the house where they retrieved the woman’s body which had marks on the neck.
“I was alerted of missing persons on May 23. Kinambendi’s father had told me the son and his wife had not returned home after their day’s work,” he Henry Chunguli.
According to statistics, the two women’s deaths bring to 58 the number of women who have been murdered since January 2019, according to data by Counting Dead Women – Kenya.