West Pokot Woman Found Dead After Husband Finds Romantic Texts From Landlord On Her Phone

West Pokot Woman Found Dead After Husband Finds Romantic Texts From Landlord On Her Phone

  • Victor Kiptoo went berserk when he had to spend the night out while his wife allegedly entertained another man in their house
  • Victor had seen a message in his wife's phone from their landlord earlier on and laid a trap for them, saying that he would be away
  • Jenniffer Chemtai welcomed the man inside the house, leaving Victor outside, and when she opened the door in the morning, he killed her in cold blood

A 25-year-old woman has been found dead in a pool of blood after her husband saw a message from their landlord and allegedly stabbed her to death.

A man surprised by a text on the phone and next frame shows a crime scene.
Man shocked by a text on his phone (l), a crime scene (r) (photos for illustration). Photos: Ivan Pantic, adakaz.
Source: UGC

Victor and Jenniffer's endless quarrels

The deceased and her husband shared a single room at Mawingo Road Estate, Makutano Township, in Kapenguria and their landlord also lived in the same premises.

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Nairobi News reports that Victor Kiptoo, 25, suspected Jennifer Chemtai of having a love affair with her landlord, and he decided to lay a trap for them after accidentally seeing a text from him.

According to the neighbours, the mother of one had refused to have a baby for her husband, and the two endlessly quarrelled during their time together.

The neighbours shared that the suspect came home incognito around 9pm on Monday, 20, but the woman refused to open the door.

“They had been fighting every day. The man set a trap and came back at night,” said a neighbour.

She added that the woman wrote a message to her lover saying the man was not around and welcomed him to the house.

“The husband took the message, which led to a fight. The woman told the man that she didn’t want him in her life,” said the neighbour.

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Victor stabs Jeniffer on the head

The man was forced to sleep outside, and in the morning, he attacked the woman with a kitchen knife.

Kapenguria Police Station officer commanding (OCS), Lukas Wamocha, said the man called officer Albunus Kizito, his friend, and reported that he had killed his wife.

“We rushed to the scene and found the woman’s body in a pool of blood inside a one-room rented house. The knife that had been used to kill her was next to her,” said Wamocha.

Wamocha says they arrested the suspect and took him to Kapenguria Police Station.

“The suspect, who was alone in the room, claims that there was a misunderstanding between him and the deceased over an alleged extra-marital affair between the deceased and the landlord. A fight ensued and the suspect took out a knife and stabbed the deceased around 7.30pm,” said Wamocha.
“We have arrested him and will charge him with murder. She was killed by the knife in the head,” he added.

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Jennifer's body is at Kapenguria District Hospital morgue for post-mortem examination, and the landlord, Duncan Koech, was arrested and taken to Kapenguria police station for investigation.

Naivasha man stabs wife to death

In another story, Naivasha OCPD Stephen Kirui said a man attempted to take his own life after allegedly killing his wife In cold blood.

Residents of Kasarani estate in North Lake said the middle-aged man went berserk and stabbed his wife more than 10 times.

The woman died on the spot, while the man was rushed to Naivasha Sub County Hospital after he stabbed himself.

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Source: TUKO.co.ke

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