Kenyan Man Murders Family, Sets Himself On Fire

Kenyan Man Murders Family, Sets Himself On Fire
  • PublishedJanuary 18, 2018

A Kenyan man has allegedly murdered his wife and three children before setting himself on fire in their home in the early hours of Tuesday Jan. 16th in Juja, Kiambu county.

According to police reports, members of the public reported the fire incident at the home of one Patrick Nderitu Karuiru to the area chief in Kiambu county. When the area chief arrived at the scene, he found neighbours putting out the fire.

After they manage to put out the fire, Nairobi News reported that they found one burned body of the middle-aged man laying at the veranda door with the other four bodies in the bedroom. All three bodies of children, aged below 10 years, had visible head injuries, same to the body of their mother, Rosemary Kaninia.

The authorities in Kiambu county suspect the man murdered his wife and their three children before setting the house on fire.


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