Homa Bay man jailed for killing wife who threatened divorce
Lugonze was found guilty before Homa Bay High Court Judge Hellen Omondi. Lugonze stabbed Florence on the stomach and chest who passed on a few minutes later on arrival at Homa Bay County Referral Hospital.
Upon reaching the construction site, the lady took a stone and threw at Lugonze but he missed the stone.
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Lugonze then stabbed himself several times with the same knife and both of them fell unconsciously before they were taken to Homa Bay County Referral Hospital. Lugonze was later arraigned in court after being discharged. He was initially charged with murder but the case was later reduced to manslaughter. The convict pleaded guilty saying he had no intention of killing his wife. "I only wanted to have my wife back but I didn't plan to kill her," he said.
He was given 14 days to appeal.
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