Man detained over wife’s death in Kidundu, Vihiga County

The bodies were found unexpectedly during a search for another body

A middle-aged woman was early on Tuesday morning found dead in her house at Kidundu Village in Vihiga Sub County. Confirming the incident the area police boss Justine Nyagah said the woman’s husband reported the incident at Vihiga Police station.

He added the woman, Grace Mapiya, who was 44 years old, filed a complaint on Monday morning at the police station, where she indicated that she was assaulted by unknown people and she had serious injuries on her body. “We advised her to go for a medical checkup and pick a p3 form that will help us pursue the matter, but by the time of her demise she had not gone for the same,” he said.

Nyaga said the husband has been detained as a first culprit and he will help the police in the investigations.