Man stabs wife to death in domestic quarrel

As indicated by their daughter Raeli Karisa, her dad wounded her mom in the chest and the stomach using a kitchen knife.

A man in Makueni has been arrested after stabbing his wife to death in in a domestic squabble.

Nzaui OCPD Patrick Nandi said the man killed his 36-year-old wife, Jackline Mutindi, at their home in Emali on Saturday.

Addressing journalists on Saturday, Nandi said Mutindi, the mother of three, died on the way while she was being rushed to Kilome Nursing Home for treatment.

“She had deep wounds on the chest. Sadly, she died before reaching the hospital for treatment,” he said.

The man was shortly detained by locals who had responded to distress calls from Mutindi before he was captured by police and locked at Emali police station.

The deceased’s body has been moved to Makindu sub-county hospital mortuary, as investigations into the murder continue.

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