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A police officer commits suicide after killing his wife

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A police officer based at Migori police station is reported to have committed suicide after killing his wife at Kawa junction in Suna sub-county.

The  29 year old officer, identified as Anthony Njuguna Mwangi, is reported to have first killed his wife Maureen Moraa 27, before taking his own life in what is suspected to have been a domestic wrangle.

Migori County Police Commander Mark Wanjala, confirmed the incident saying that neighbours overheard an argument between the two at around 11pm before hearing gunshot sounds.

A total of 17 catridges were revovered from the house when police visited the scene.
Njuguna had booked off duty at the report office at 11:30pm and proceeded to his house without handing over his riffle to the armoury.

The weapon was found next to his body with 13 bullets,the bodies have since been moved to the mortuary as investigation into the incident are being conducted.

The young couple had been together for more than a  year.

Shillah Magret
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