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Man burns himself, girlfriend and two children to death in Umoja estate

Residents of Umoja Innercore estate have been left in shock after a man took his life and that of his girlfriend and her two children by set them ablaze inside their house.

The incident, which happened on Friday evening, also saw a neighbour rushed to Mama Lucy Hospital after she was also stabbed on the neck by the man when she tried to intervene. She was admitted in stable condition.

According to the police, the 28 year old man thereafter set himself ablaze and succumbed to his injuries after being rushed to Mama Lucy Hospital.

The bodies of the woman and her two children were taken to City Mortuary pending autopsy.

Police believe this was a domestic dispute which led to the man burning his young family. The woman is said to have been 20 years but the age of the two children has not been established by the police.