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Man commits suicide days after beating up wife over “infidelity”

In Summary

  • Police in Migori are investigating the death of man who had allegedly assaulted his wife.
  • Suna East police commander claims the man accused his wife of having extra-marital affairs.

Police in Suna East, Migori County have launched investigations into the death of a man who allegedly went missing after beating up his wife.

Witnesses claim the body was found by Boda Boda riders along the Migori-Isebania Road on Sunday.

Suna East Sub-County Police Commander Esau Ochorokodi confirmed the incident, saying police were alerted to the scene by locals.

“The deceased committed suicide by consuming a poisonous chemical, adding that there was foam coming out of his mouth,” Ochokorodi added.

DCI questions deceased’s wife

The police boss further revealed that the man had assaulted his partner on Friday night while accusing her of having extra-marital affairs.

He however questioned the sudden turn of events that saw the deceased go missing then found dead. “It is absurd that his body was later found even before any action could be taken over the issues he had raised,” Ochokorodi added.

DCI sleuths have interrogated the deceased’s wife although yet to release a report on their findings.

The man’s body was transferred to Migori County Referral Hospital mortuary, awaiting postmortem on Tuesday.


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