Pastor collapses after his wife commits suicide by drowning herself in a well
20 September 2016, 19:59
N airobi - A pastor from Gituamba village in Subukia collapsed after getting news that his wife, a mother of four has committed suicide by drowning herself in a well.
Anthony Kiragu, a pastor at Subukia Catholic Church was attending a Morning Prayer session when he received the sad news.
The motive of the deceased Christine Gathoni Kiragu to commit suicide has not been established
The incident occurred on Monday at 5.00 am with Subukia central chief Francis Kibe terming the incident unfortunate indicating the deceased had no history of domestic violence.
Kibe said that they were yet to establish what could have led to the woman committing suicide adding that upon searching the house no suicide note was found.
Neighbors with the help of police managed to retrieve the woman’s body from the 45 feet deep well using ropes.
Subukia MP Nelson Gaichuhie who was among those who visited the scene termed the incident as unfortunate.
Her body was taken to Nakuru war memorial hospital mortuary.
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