22-year-old commits suicide over milk
07 January 2016, 12:00
Kirinyaga - A 22-year-old has committed suicide at their home in Ithareini village, Kirinyaga County following a quarrel with her mother over milk.
Neighbours said Margaret Wanyaga killed herself following an argument with her mother after she accidentally poured milk.
She was reported to have woken up as usual, milked their cow and delivered some milk to a nearby collection center before buying some wheat flour for the family.
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“But on returning, she poured some milk on the floor. There was bitter domestic quarrel. She went missing and shortly after she was found dangling from a guava tree within their family compound,” said a neighbor who did not wish to be identified.
Police who visited the scene took away her mobile phone and that of her mother saying she had sent a text message before taking away her life.
The body was taken to Kerugoya Hospital mortuary.
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