Shock and grief has engulfed Koguta village in Muhoroni after a 36-year-old village administrator allegedly beat his wife to death over alleged infidelity.
Denis Okeyo is reported to have mercilessly beaten the wife on Friday night after suspecting that she was having an affair with another man.
The deceased was aged 25 years old.
Muhoroni OCPD David Muniu confirmed the incident saying he received the report about the alleged crime from Komuswa assistant chief Jack Mboha.
“The man was suspicious that the wife had a love affair with another person and as a result of that he beat her brutally,” Muniu said.
The police boss said after the suspect realized that he had injured the wife and her life was in danger, he rushed her at a Catholic mission Hospital in Awasi.
The hospital refereed him to the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kisumu but the wife succumbed to her injuries on arrival.”So, at the moment he is in custody as investigations continue,” the OCPD said.