Pastor stabs wife to death, commits suicide during church service in Mombasa
Drama unfolded on Sunday at a church in Mombasa after a pastor stabbed his wife to death before committing suicide during church service following an alleged domestic row.
Pastor Elisha Misiko of Ground For Jesus Church unleashed a knife at the pulpit where he was sitting together with his wife and stabbed her on the back and head, leaving her for dead.
According to the church members, the ‘man of God’ then immediately committed suicide by slitting his throat using the same knife.
Kisauni Police Commander Julius Kiragu confirmed the incident saying investigations into the incident that occurred at 10am are underway.
According to the police boss, after the incident, the pastor was found with a 17-page suicide note detailing marital disputes with his wife.
Details of the suicide note could not be immediately disclosed.
The pastor’s wife died hours after being admitted at the Coast General Hospital where she had been rushed by church members.
The bodies of the deceased were moved to the Coast General Hospital mortuary.
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