Police in Kenya have launched investigations into suspected double suicide by a couple at their home on Sunday evening.
The incident happened after the couple travelled back home from the country’s capital, Nairobi following the lifting of cessation of movement into and out of Nairobi by the president.
The bodies of the two victims â€“ identified as Dennis Pius, 28, and Susan Ndeto, 19 â€“ were found hanging from ropes tied to their necks.
The shocking discoveries were made by the womanâ€™s mother inside the coupleâ€™s two-room house, and the matter reported to the police.
According to a police statement, the womanâ€™s body was found naked.
The couple, who used to live in Kayole estate, Nairobi are reported to have travelled from the city to their rural village on Friday.
Ndetoâ€™s mother said that she last spoke to her daughter on Sunday morning before her mobile phone went off.
Startled by her failure to reach her daughter on phone, the mother travel from Nairobi in a frantic search for her daughter and eventually found the two dead inside the coupleâ€™s bedroom.
The mother said she had repeatedly warned her daughter against her relationship with the much older man.
A neighbour said the couple had been last seen on Sunday morning and they both looked okay, only for their house to go silent from lunch time.
The couple did not leave behind any suicide note.
The two bodies were taken to Kangundo Level Four Hospital mortuary as investigations commence.
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