- Freelance photographer Stephen Muriithi is a male on the run after fatally stabbing his spouse of 20 a long time Lydia Nyaguthii at their residence in Unjiru, Mathira sub-county
- Nyaguthii was Muriithi’s nurse at Tumutumu PCEA Healthcare facility where he was admitted immediately after a violent attack by his former wife who also scalded him with very hot drinking water
- Nyaguthii nursed him back again to wellbeing each emotionally and bodily, but 20 several years afterwards he turned against her and allegedly killed her in chilly blood
Stephen Muriithi is a male on the operate soon after fatally stabbing his spouse of twenty many years Lydia Nyaguthii at Unjiru village in Mathira West sub-county.
Achieved twenty years ago
The two satisfied 20 a long time at Tumutumu PCEA Healthcare facility in Nyeri County the place Nyaguthii was a nurse and Muriithi was a target of domestic violence.
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Muriithi, who is a freelance photographer was wheeled into the clinic immediately after his former wife scalded him with hot h2o, but the situation was thrown out by a Karatina courtroom less than unclear circumstances.
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Nyaguthii took it on herself to treatment for Muriithi for over 3 months and the two fell in love in the system of him obtaining tender treatment from her.
The two married before long right after
Daily Nation experiences the two married soon after he was discharged from hospital, but their appreciate looks to have absent sour in the two decades and the man Nyaguthii experienced cared for – both equally bodily and emotionally – turned versus her.
Muriithi allegedly stabbed her numerous occasions with a knife at their house, killing her quickly. The late nurse’s physique was taken to the Karatina mortuary and law enforcement released a manhunt for Murrithii.
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In accordance to the neighbours, the photographer was a reserved and laid-back man.
Retained domestic issues to himself
“Muriithi, or Abbas, as we identified as him, is a close close friend of mine for a very long time, but it was extremely really hard to realize him due to the fact he saved his domestic matters to himself. He appeared disturbed, but he did not notify us what was occurring,” said Mr Joseph Weru, a wellbeing officer.
Weru mentioned he fulfilled Nyaguthii as she walked household from operate minutes soon after 5 pm but in significantly less than 30 minutes, an individual identified as to inform him about the tragic incident.
“The pair are my neighbours and extremely shut spouse and children friends. I satisfied Lydia as she went dwelling from function on that fateful day and she seemed to be in a hurry, so we did not communicate a great deal. Even so, a several minutes after we parted, I received the connect with. On arriving at the scene, I uncovered her in a pool of blood. It was pretty stunning,” he mentioned.
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A fellow freelance photographer, David Gikandi, stated: “I have interacted with Abbas for a long time as a colleague and have normally recognized him as a quite humble man or woman. When I initially read the news, I couldn’t consider it.”
Set to journey
In a separate story, a man who killed his wife very last year experienced been setting up to go and visit her moms and dads and question for their blessings.
Eric Mutugi and his wife ended up established to travel to Bungoma but that go to by no means saw the light of working day as 24-yr-previous Mutugi killed his wife in Thika in their hired vehicle.
The couple was to go to the woman’s family to get their blessings and to also unveil their child.
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