A woman has committed suicide after killing her husband in Kamacuku village, Tharaka Nithi County in Kenya.
According to CCTV footage obtain by Maara sub-county Police Commander, Mohammed Jarso, the incident happened on Sunday night September 25.
The deceased identified as Moses Kirimi Mati was said to be an architect at Chuka University and head of the estates department.
It was gathered that the body of Moses Kirimi was found in a pool of blood on Monday morning, September 26 in the parking lot of his homestead while his wife, Pamela Wanja was discovered hanging from the balcony of the four-storey building.
A metal rod with blood stains believed to have been used by the victim’s wife to hit his head several times was found next to the his body.
Ms Wanja’s clothes and a Toyota double-cabin pickup parked near Mr Mati’s body also had bloodstains.
A suicide note believed to have been written by Ms Wanja before the incident revealed she apologized to their three children for the deaths.
“We have discovered a suicide note with the names of their three children and an apology and our preliminary investigations show that it was written by the wife before killing herself by hanging using a rope,” said Mr Jarso.
“This is a young family and the children who are in primary school have been left total orphans,”