A woman slashes her husband to death in Likuyani

Acting Nzoia location chief Maurice Mukopi
Acting Nzoia location chief Maurice Mukopi

A 43 year old woman is in police custody for allegedly slashing her husband to death at Mlimani village, Vinyenya sub location, Likuyani Sub County.

Confirming the incident, acting Nzoia location chief Maurice Mukopi said the two have been having regular feud over domestic issues before the woman killed the husband.

He said the woman Elizabeth Nyongesa attacked her husband Frederick Nyongesa (46) with a machete in the wee hours of the night leaving him with serious injuries.

The victim was rescued by neighbors who responded to his distress call and rushed to Matunda Sub County hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

The suspect was arrested and taken to Matunda police station as investigations into the incident were launched before being arraigned in court.