A middle-aged man has reportedly murdered his daughter before commiting suicide at a lodge in Piano,Mwea East,Kirinyaga county.
According to the Mwea East sub-county police commander Daniel Kitavi,the man booked the room on Friday together with his daughter.
Kitavi said the wife of the man is a police officer based at Wang’uru police station.
“The deceased’s wife is my officer and we are worried why the young man, who is employed at a private hospital in Ngurubani, decided to kill himself and his daughter,” said the police boss.
The two bodies were taken to Kerugoya Referral Hospital for postmortem as investigations begin.