BY OLIVIA MUNGWANA
A middle-aged woman poisoned her two daughters and killed herself yesterday morning at Gituamba village in Kakuzi, Gatanga Murang’a leaving residents in shock after
The woman is said to have left a suicide note behind in which she accused her husband who is a Kenya Defence Forces officer of having extra-marital affairs.
A witness claimed that the woman held a family party on Saturday evening in which she shared a cake with her children only to poison them afterwards.
The source who didn’t want to be mentioned said in the morning the woman woke up and swept the compound after which she took a rope and went to the room where the children were and she hanged herself.
“We even found the broom she was using the sweep the compound lying outside their house,” said the source.
Angela Makai , the Kakuzi Deputy county commissioner, while confirming the incident said the mother poisoned her daughters aged five and two years with a pesticide before hanging herself.