Man hangs himself in lover's house

A man committed suicide in his girlfriend's house after a disagreement with his wife.

The body of Benard Ombui, 38, was found by his girlfriend, Jackline Moraa.

It was dangling from the roof of their house in Kisii town.

Moraa was coming back from the Kisii bus terminus where she runs a small business.

Both the woman and the man were married to other people.

Ombui, a shoe shiner, on Saturday attempted to throw himself into a well after fighting with his wife.

Kisii County Police Coordinator Benard Nguli told media his officers were investigating the matter

“We want to establish why the deceased took such action."

Nguli urged residents to remain calm.

“We have had a number of suicide cases in the area and a few are related to family issues. We must understand that there are ways of solving conflicts without killing yourself," he said.

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