Police in Nairobi have arrested a man suspected to have killed his wife in Embakasi, Nairobi County.
According to eyewitness account, the body of the deceased was yet to be transferred to the mortuary by the time of publishing this article.
Heavy police presence is reportedly in the crime scene.
The suspect has since been taken to Embakasi Police Station, as investigations begin.
The motive of the murder is yet to be established.
The killing comes at a time the country continues to witness increased horrifying cases of murder, some involving couples and university students.
Two weeks ago, Ivy wangechi, a medical student at Moi University was killed in broad daylight outside the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH), where she was taking her final year practicals.
Ms Wangechi was murdered by Naftali Kinuthia , who relatives and friends termed a childhood friend turned-stalker.
Another woman, who is currently nursing injuries at Karatina sub county hospital, was wounded 17 times after a domestic quarrel with her husband.
In yet another incident at Pwani University, Naomi Chepkemboi was admitted at a hospital in Kilifi County after she sustained serious injuries inflicted by her Kenyatta University ex-lover.
The accused in the three incidents have since been arrested, some are yet to be charged and convicted.