Eldoret Man Kills Wife, Tries To Escape

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A man on Wednesday killed his wife in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County.

According to his neighbors, the man is reported to have injured the wife on the neck using a kitchen knife.

The neighbors added that the couple had engaged in a domestic fight prior to him picking up a knife and killing his wife, identified as Khanali Mwonobe.

Speaking on the incident, sister to the deceased, Emily Mwonobe, mentioned that she had received a phone call from the neighbors informing her of the death of her sibling.

Emily, who lives in Kakamega, stated that she later traveled to Eldoret where she found the husband burning the sister’s clothes before he tried to escape.

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She further mentioned that she found the body of Khanali laying on the bed.

Police have already taken up the issue and have launched investigations on the incident.

This case follows the unfortunate incident that happened on Tuesday still in Eldoret where a man killed a female student from Moi University outside Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital.

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives are also already carrying out investigations into the murder.

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Written by Jael Keya

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