Kenyan couple end domestic squabble by hanging from roof
Residents of the Githurai 44 area in Nairobi, Kenya were left in shock after the bodies of a man and his wife were found hanging from ropes in their one-room apartment house.
Preliminary investigations by police reveals that 38-year-old Simon Maina may have killed his estranged wife Esther Muthoni,41, before taking his own life in what he may have planned to pass off as double suicide to the surprise of many.
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Shocked neighbours said even though the couple had been experiencing domestic problems, they did not expect their differences to end in deaths.
They described the early morning incident as ‘unexpected’ considering the couple had two young children.
Neighbours said they found the two bodies dangling by ropes tightly tied around their necks. The ropes had been fastened to the window grilles.
However, in a suicide note found in the house, the two said they should be buried together. The note also indicated the two wanted their parents to take care of their two children.
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