Wife brutally murders husband after he blocked her from leaving marriage

Woman kills husband

Police carrying a dead body from a crime scene

Police have arrested a 21-year-old woman who allegedly stabbed and killed her husband on Thursday.

Law enforcement authorities said that Mercy Wanjiru stabbed Kevin Kuria on the chest as he tried to block her from leaving their house.

Wanjiru is said to have packed her belongings and wanted to leave the marriage following frequent domestic disputes.

Nyumba Kumi Chairperson Daniel Thiong’o said: “She had her suitcase already packed but the man would not allow her to leave."

He added: “When I was called to intervene, I found the man lying helpless on the floor with blood oozing from his chest."

Frequent fights

Another Nyumba Kumi elder Peter Ng’ang’a said the suspect, kept making phone calls to neighbours and friends to help her take her husband to the hospital.

Ng’ang’a said at one point, the woman was heard saying that she was defending herself after he tried to stab her.

Nakuru County Police Commander Stephen Matu said the man’s body was moved to Nakuru Level Five hospital mortuary, while the suspect is being held at Nakuru Central Police Station.

Investigations are ongoing, the suspect will be presented in court on Friday,” he said.

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