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Woman poisons her two daughters and kill herself

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A shocking incident occurred at Gituamba village in Gatanga, Murang’a county of Kenya on Sunday morning, January 15, as a middle-aged woman poisoned her two daughters and committed suicide.

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The woman reportedly left behind a suicide note in which she accused her husband who is a Kenya Defense Forces officer, of having extramarital affairs.

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It was gathered that the woman held a family party on Saturday evening in which she shared a cake with her kids, only to poison them afterwards.

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An eyewitness told K24TV that the woman woke the next day, swept the compound, took a rope and went to the room where the children were and hanged herself.

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The eyewitness said;

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“We even found the broom she was using to sweep the compound lying outside their house.”

 

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Kakuzi Deputy County Commissioner Angela Makai while confirming the incident said the mother poisoned her daughters aged five and two years with a pesticide before hanging herself.

 

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Makai added that they believe the husband and wife have been having domestic conflicts which pushed the woman to take her own life and her daughters’ too.

 

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She said;

 

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“Police have launched investigations into the matter and we are hoping to get answers on what actually transpired.”

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