Residents of Karagita estate in Naivasha are trying to come to terms after a middle aged man killed his wife by slitting open her stomach following a domestic row.
The flower farm worker attacked his estranged wife in a house she had relocated to but she died while undergoing treatment at Naivasha sub-county hospital.
The victim with some of her internal organs sticking out after the beastly act had fallen out with the husband who attacked her outside her house in the sprawling estate.
The suspect was arrested hours later as he tried to flee from the estate that is home to hundreds of flower farm workers following the Sunday evening incident.
According to a village elder Elias King’ori, the couple who had been married for over a year fell out last month over the man’s drinking habit.
He said that the deceased left their matrimonial home and rented a house nearby where she had been living before the attack.
“The man came to the house pretending he wanted to talk to her only to whip out a knife and slash her on the stomach leaving her intestines hanging out,” he said.
Naivasha OCPD Samuel Waweru confirmed the incident adding that the suspect was in their custody and would be charged with murder.
“We had an unfortunate incident where a man attacked his wife, slashing her on the stomach and she died while undergoing treatment,” he said.
Meanwhile, an epileptic man died in Kosovo area in Eburru area after he collapsed on top of charcoal that he was preparing.
The 42-year-old was alone when he allegedly developed the seizure and fell on the charcoal that he was burning in the village located on the Nakuru-Narok border.
The OCPD confirmed the incident adding that an inquest file had been opened as part of their investigations.
“The man was epileptic and while he was burning charcoal he fell on the fire and was badly burnt leading to his death,” he said.
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