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Jilted man kills wife after failed attempt to win her love back

A jilted man stabbed his estranged wife severally killing her on the spot and later turned the knife to himself in a futile attempt to end his life.

The tragic incident occured in Naivasha where the man traced his wife to local club where she worked as a cleaner and pleaded with her to take him back.

Witnesses said the couple had a misunderstanding that had torn them apart and which the man was pleading they resolve.

The woman would hear nothing from the man who flushed out a knife and stabbed the wife several times on the neck killing her instantly.

After committing the act, the man whose identity could not be immediately established turned the killer weapon to himself in a bid to take away his life.

According to the club owner, the deceased identified as Veronicah Wanjiru, had just reported at the entertainment joint where she worked as a cleaner.

Her husband had walked in and requested that they settle a misunderstanding which had occurred the previous night.

The bar owner said Wanjiru was busy cleaning the premises when her husband walked in and pleaded with her that they settle matters and she takes him back, but a seemingly unamused Veronicah would hear non of it.

It is after futile pleading that the husband realized that Wanjiru was no longer interested and fished out he reached for a knife hidden in his pockets and stabbed her several times on the neck killing her on the spot.

Moments later he turned the knife to himself and stabbed himself in the ribs in an attempted suicide.

However, he survived the self inflicted injury and is currently admitted at Maai-Mahiu hospital in critical condition.

Policedin Naivasha have taken up the matter and are waiting for the man to recover before charging him with murder.

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