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Man kills wife, dies by suicide in Uasin Gishu

By Fred Kibor | May 29th 2021
John Kuria (left) reportedly hacked to death his lover Diana Wekesa (right) before committing suicide at Kolonget Village, Soy sub-County in Uasin Gishu on Thursday, May 27, 2021. [Christopher Kipsang, Standard]

Residents of Kolonget village, Uasin Gishu County, yesterday woke up to shocking news of a man who hacked his wife to death before committing suicide.

John Kuria, 24, and his wife Diana Wekesa, 20, reportedly had domestic issues and had separated earlier this month.

While confirming the incident, Soy police commander Nehemiah Bitok said investigations are ongoing, adding that preliminary reports indicate that the couple had marital problems.

He said the bodies have been moved to Kitale County Hospital mortuary


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