Woman found hanging dead in her Likoni house

Woman found hanging dead in her Likoni house

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Mombasa, KENYA: Police in Likoni are holding a man in custody after his 35 year-old-wife was found hanging dead in her rental house.

According to police,relatives found the woman’s body at a rental house in Ushindi area on Friday morning.

Likoni Police Chief Willy Simba  on Friday said the cause of the woman’s death is unknown however investigations on the circumstances of her death are already underway.

“The body was found hanging in her two bed roomed house at Ushindi area.There was an electric wire at the window,” said the police chief.

The husband had earlier claimed that he had taken his children to school but on coming back he found the body of his wife hanging.

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The body of the deceased was moved to Coast General morgue awaiting postmortem exercise.

Police said they are treating the deceased’s husband as the main suspect.