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Man Surrenders to Police After Killing Wife, Three Children

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A man in Kenya’s Nandi County has killed his wife and three children and then surrendered to the Kipkaren Salient police station.

According to sources, the incident occurred Wednesday night amid a marital argument between the couple.

40-year-old Philip Lokuruen, confessed to killing his wife, Rispa Chelimo, who was 35 at the time of her death, and their three children, Ian Kipkosgei, 11, Brenda Cheruto, 9, and Linus Kipkosgei, 7.

Eunice Luley, the Area Chief of Nandi County, was the first eyewitness at the crime scene on Wednesday, April 6.

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She stated that the bodies had been taken to a hospital mortuary and will be subjected to a post-mortem examination.

Although the motive for the homicide was yet to be determined, authorities have launched a detailed investigation into the heinous incident that has shocked the entire town.

At the time of filing this report, the police had not published a statement regarding their investigation.

See some reactions below:

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One Rachael Nyakwar commenting on the incident on Facebook, said: Yawa! What’s really happening nowadays?? After every 1 or 2 weeks, family death breaking News announcement is on air😢..

It’s so scaring! What about if we decide not to marry for some years and avoid such deaths.. I’m now fearing getting married 😭.”

Dancan Imbwaka said: “High cost of living has greatly brought frustrations to marriages. God help us!”

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