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Man blames rocky marriage in suicide note after killing wife, hanging himself

Albert Mwangi and his wife Milcah Mwangi in undated photo

Police are investigating an incident in which a 50-year-old man killed his wife before taking his life in Kiamumbi estate along Kamiti Road, Nairobi.

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Albert Mwangi is said to have hit his wife Milcah Mwangi on the head with a blunt object.

According to police, Albert later hanged himself at his home after committing the heinous act. He claimed to have been in a troubled marriage in a suicide note he left behind.

In the suicide note found in the house and addressed to his four children, Albert painted an image of a rocky marriage. His wife, Milcah, was in her late 40s and operated a business in the area.

A suicide note left by Albert

The suicide note was dated May 21, 2019, the same day the bodies were found in their house.

The man claimed his wife had been threatening, tormenting and insulting him.

He thanked his pastors for trying to reconcile them.

“I didn’t know that I married a counterfeit wife. I married a Jezebel and her intention was just to steal everything from me. She has been threatening me, insulting me, she hated me… The end of the fight is over,” reads part of the note.

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Suicide note                              

Such incidents are on the rise in the country.

The Kiambu incident comes in the wake of an incident in which an Administration Police officer attached to Nairobi’s Umoja II Police Post shot himself dead under unclear circumstances.

Constable Johnah Kimani Wanjiru’s body was discovered by his fellow officers when they went to his house after they heard a gunshot.

He left behind a suicide note citing many issues that may have contributed to the incident.

Cases of suicide are on the rise in the country, with stress being cited as the main contributing factor.

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