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City man arrested after butchering wife in Embakasi

A man suspected to have killed his wife on Sunday morning has been arrested.

The man issuspected to have killed his wife in Transami area in Embakasi following a disagreement.

Witnesses said the body of the woman was found by neighbours in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

Police cordoned off the scene after members of the public wanted to lynch the suspect who was later taken to Embakasi Police Station as investigations begin.

The killing comes at a time the country continues to witness increased horrifying cases of murder, some involving couples and university students.

Two weeks ago, Ivy wangechi, a medical student at Moi University was hacked to death in broad daylight outside the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) by a childhood friend turned-stalker.

Another woman, who is currently nursing injuries at Karatina sub county hospital, was stabbed 17 times after a domestic quarrel with her husband.

At Pwani University, in Kilifi, Naomi Chepkemboi was admitted after she sustained serious knife injuries inflicted by her ex-lover.