In Summary
  • It is suspected that the man might have killed his wife before he took his life.
  • Their family remained mum on the incident that has shocked the village as the cause of the two deaths remained a mystery.
  • The two bodies were taken to Vihiga County Referral Hospital mortuary in Mbale.

A sombre mood has engulfed Kegoye village in Vihiga County after two bodies of a man and his wife, who had been missing since Thursday, were found on Saturday night.

The body of David Kinambendi, 40, was found in a pit latrine within the neighbourhood while that of his wife, Ruth Mwenesi, 35, was found in their house in a pool of blood.

It is suspected that the man might have killed his wife before he took his life.

Their family remained mum on the incident that has shocked the village as the cause of the two deaths remained a mystery.

Wamuluma/Lugaga Chief Henry Chunguli said on Sunday morning that the family had been searching for the two until Saturday when the bodies were found.

SUSPECTED MURDER

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