Former Isukha Central ward representative Richard Muchesia on Wednesday morning ended his own life shortly after killing his wife.
The shocking murder-suicide took place in Rongai, Kajiado County and is said to have been executed by a gun whose ownership is yet to be confirmed.
Muchesia attempted to capture the Shinyalu Constituency seat in 2017 but was not successful.
Ghastly homicide in Roysambu
A second homicide was also reported in Roysambu Constituency, Nairobi County where a woman is reported to have killed her whole family on Monday afternoon.
Police believe the woman stabbed her husband in the back and strangled her 3-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son before committing suicide over reasons yet to be established.
Kasarani Deputy OCPD, Catherine Ringera confirmed the incident adding that the woman was found hanging from the roof of her house.