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Man Sets Himself Ablaze After Wife Failed to Return Home

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A middle-aged man has allegedly set himself ablaze inside his vehicle after failed attempt to find his wife.

The incident reportedly happened at Koru in Kisumu County of Kenya on Friday March 11.

K24TV reported that Venus Amimo who has been reportedly working as a civil contractor, had been having issues in his marriage.

It was learnt that he returned home on Thursday night but couldn’t find his wife, he waited till about 2:00 am still no sign of her so he left the house.

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A police report read;

“His marriage has been having doldrums lately. He went home on Thursday night and found that his wife had not returned home and the children were all alone. He later left the house at 2:00 am in an apparent search for her and when he failed to get her, he returned to the house and set himself ablaze inside his green car”

A neighbour revealed that his wife returned home after she was informed of her husband’s death.

He said;

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“His body was found outside his house by neighbours”

The deceased however, sent a suicide text message to a close friend, which stated that his wife is the cause of his suffering and he was going to leave her and the children.

The body was moved to the morgue as police officers launched investigations into the whole incident.

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