Man kills family in Njoro, tries to commit suicide

By Jackson Okata

A man has killed his wife and a 9-month-old child at Ng’ondu B area in Mosop ward, Rongai Sub County.

Raphael Waweru is said to have committed the heinous act on Sunday night but the bodies were recovered at around midday on Monday.

The suspect was rescued while trying to commit suicide, with a knife lodged in his chest.

Njoro sub-county DCIO Monica Mberege who visited the scene said police have started investigations into the matter.

Raphael was taken to Njoro sub-county hospital and later transferred to Nakuru lever 5 hospital in critical condition.

Neighbours said that he is a drunkard who often picks quarrels with his wife.

The bodies of the deceased were moved to Nakuru level five hospital.

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