Man shoots wife to death before committing suicide

Man shoots wife to death before committing suicide

A 42-year-old man reportedly killed his wife before committing suicide at their home in Kiambu County. The bodies of the deceased were moved to the Hospital mortuary pending autopsy.

Man shoots wife to death before committing suicide

According to a police report on the incident, Jonathan Mukundi Gachunga, who was in possession of a licensed firearm, is said to have shot his 30-year-old wife in the head before taking his own life with the same gun.

The lifeless bodies of the two were found inside their room which had been locked from inside on Tuesday night. This was after Mukundi’s friend reported to Kiambu police station around 6pm that the deceased was not answering his calls, which was suspicious.

“Together with officers from Kiambu police station went to his house where the bedroom was found locked from inside. The door was broken where the bodies of the said Jonathan Mukundi Gachunga, an adult male Kikuyu aged 42 years and his wife, named Phelomena Njeri adult aged about 30 years, were found lifeless,” the police report said.

The bodies of the deceased were taken to Kenyatta Referral Hospital mortuary pending autopsy.

Police recovered a mini glock pistol from the incident. The motive for the incident could not be immediately established.

Man shoots wife to death before committing suicide

The lifeless bodies of the two were found inside their room which had been locked from inside on Tuesday night. This was after Mukundi’s friend reported to Kiambu police station around 6pm that the deceased was not answering his calls, which was suspicious.

“Together with officers from Kiambu police station went to his house where the bedroom was found locked from inside. The door was broken where the bodies of the said Jonathan Mukundi Gachunga, an adult male Kikuyu aged 42 years and his wife, named Phelomena Njeri adult aged about 30 years, were found lifeless,” the police report said.

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