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Domestic Feud Turns Ugly as Wife Stabs Her Husband to Death For Allegedly Using Money Meant For Food

A domestic misunderstanding turned tragic in TransNzoia County on Sunday after a woman fatally stabbed her husband to death over Ksh.100 meant for food. [Photo Courtesy]

The woman aged 29 years reportedly attacked her husband with a kitchen knife and stabbed him on the chest after he used money meant for food to buy cigarettes. Matisi Nyumba Kumi official Paul Barasa told the press that the woman fled from the scene and escaped lynching from irate residents.

The official said that he was heading home when he saw a commotion and a crowd attacking the suspect for murdering her husband. The suspect is currently being held at Matisi police station.

The victim was given first aid but unfortunately he was pronounced dead upon arrival at Kitale County Hospital. While confirming the incident, TransNzoia County police commander Jecinta Wesonga told Nation the woman rushed to the kitchen, picked a knife and tried to stab their child forcing her husband to block her.

Unfortunately, she ended up stabbing her husband on the chest. Ms Wesonga has appealed to Kenyans to find alternative ways to solve their problems instead of using violence. The man's body is being held at Kitale County Referral Hospital mortuary pending postmortem and investigations.

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Jecinta Wesonga Matisi Paul Barasa TransNzoia County Wesonga

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