Father kills his 2 children, injures wife before commiting suicide in Elgeyo Marakwet

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A middle aged man in Kapterik village in Elgeyo Marakwet killed his two children before hanging himself.

Confirming the incident, the Deputy County Commissioner Julius Maiyo said the suspect identified as Samuel Barasa had also critically injured his wife and a third child.

Maiyo further explained that the incident appeared to have been preceded by a nasty argument.

The bodies of the deceased were removed to the Iten Funeral Home amid calls for locals to seek alternative dispute resolution options