Kenyan Man ‘Kills Wife, Commits Suicide’ In Jersey City

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A Kenyan man and his wife were found dead at their home in Jersey City on Monday morning.

Correspondent reports that the body of Lydia Okongo, a 40-year-old, was found on the first floor of their house on 2 Mina Drive. She was shot several times in the head and torso.

The body of the man, 51-year-old Henry Okongo was found in the basement with one gunshot wound to the head.Crime scene

Police suspect the man killed his wife before committing suicide as they found a gun next to his body.

Henry had run a laundromat in the area for more than 20 years while his wife was a nurse. They had a baby boy and girl aged three and one respectively.

Other sources said the children were inside the house at the time of the incident and that a relative found the bodies.


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