A man in Makueni County has committed suicide after killing his two children at their home in Mithumo village in Mbooni Sub-County.
Nduluku Chief, Jeremiah Makau, the 37-year-old -man was at home with his two boys while his wife, a casual labourer, was away on night duty.
The man hanged himself to death with a rope on a mango after he killed the boys, aged 4 and 9.
It was not immediately clear what led the man to take the lives of his own children and hang himself thereafter.
The three bodies were taken to a mortuary in Tawa town in the same county.