The residents of Mwingi town in Kitui County were left in shock after a 35-year-old man hacked his brother to death before committing suicide. The tragic incident has happened today afternoon in their family home.
According to reports, the two brothers had an altercation, which led to the younger brother grabbing a machete and attacking his elder brother. The victim, who was in his mid-40s, succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
After the brutal attack, the assailant fled the scene and was later found dead in a nearby thicket. It is believed that he committed suicide by hanging himself.
The incident has left the community in mourning, with family and friends struggling to come to terms with the tragic loss of two lives. The police have launched an investigation into the matter, and the bodies have been taken to the mortuary for autopsy.
Cases of domestic violence resulting in fatalities are on the rise in the country, and it is essential for individuals to seek help when they feel overwhelmed or stressed. Counseling services are available, and anyone experiencing emotional distress should seek professional help.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the deceased during this difficult time.
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