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KILIFI: Shock as a couple commits suicide in the wee hours of the night after jumping from a fifth floor apartment in Mtwapa


Two lovers committed suicide early this morning, after jumping from the fifth floor of an apartment in Mtwapa’s luxury area, Kilifi county.

In an incident that left residents of bigsal apartments in dismay, the two whose bodies had multiple fractures left from the bedroom’s balcony at 3am. According to the apartment’s guard, he heard a loud bang in the backyard, followed by the deafening noise of a car alarm that immediately went off. The guard went round to check what was happening, only to be confronted by the sight of a man’s naked body, lying on the ground. As he pondered his next move, a second body this time belonging to a woman landed on his feet with a thud!

Shocked at the sight of falling human beings, the guard immediately took flight engulfed in fear, towards Mtwapa police station. On arrival, the bewildered guard told detectives that there were ‘falling ghosts’ at his place of work.

Detectives accompanied him to the scene where they discovered two bodies with multiple fractures, belonging to a man and a woman. It was established that the woman identified as Lucy Nyokabi, 23, was a tenant in the apartment and was cohabiting with the man who has only been identified as ‘rastaman.’

After accessing the house whose door had been latched from inside, detectives established that the two had been fighting prior to committing suicide. The bedroom’s floor was flooded with blood while a glass table in the living room had been shattered.

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