Man flees after killing wife with sword
31 October 2015, 16:05
Nairobi - Police in Mukurweini, Nyeri, have lunched manhunt for a 33-year-old man who allegedly stabbed his wife following a domestic quarrel.
The suspect, Kimunge Kanyi, was said to have stabbed his wife, Julia Wangari 27, using a sword leaving her bleeding profusely.
The Saturday midday incident shocked the entire Thangathi village as residents jammed the homestead.
Neighbours said the suspect was a polite man stating that it was hard to imagine he could have committed such crime.
They said the couple has been married for four years and had a three-year-old boy.
Confirming the incident, area Deputy County Commissioner, Isaac Masinde said the suspect is at large as he exuded confidence that police will apprehend him.
The body was taken to Mukurweini District hospital morgue.
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