- A 20-year-old man in Nakuru has shocked the area residents with his actions
- The man's actions after his lover turned down his proposal shocked the entire community
- His lover turned down his marriage proposal despite wooing her with gifts for months
A 20-year-old man is in police custody after brutally killing his estranged lover on Tuesday, December 6.
The suspect from Ingobor, Nakuru is said to have killed his lover Rose, after she turned down his marriage proposal.
Witnesses said the suspect had been pestering Rose to marry him including wooing her with gifts.
“The suspect said he has been giving the woman gifts, and when she turned down his offer of marrying him he decided to kill her,” said area Chief Rashid Abdala
The deceased had several wounds on her hand, face and legs with her head severed by the suspect.
“Locals informed me that the woman had been invited by the suspect to the house but after unknown dispute, he killed her. I rushed to the scene and was shocked to find her lying dead,” said Abdala.
A neighbour said he heard cries of help from the house but on checking found the house locked.
Nakuru police boss Joshua Omukata who confirmed the incident said the suspect attempted suicide by taking poison after killing Rose.
He was rushed to Mother Kevins Hospital in Kaptembwo.
Watch a video of a Nakuru man who killed his wife's lover below;