A 35-year-old man from Koru in Kisumu County committed suicide by setting himself ablaze in his car after his wife failed to return home last night.
Venus Amimo, a contractor, whose marriage has been on the rocks lately, arrived home Thursday night and found his wife had not returned home and the children were all alone in the house.
He later left the house at 2:00 am to search for her and after the frantic search, he returned home and set himself ablaze in his car.
His body was found outside his house by neighbours on Friday morning.
His wife is said to have returned home on a Boda Boda after she was informed of his death by a neighbour.
The deceased had reportedly sent a suicide text message to a close friend late last night, saying his wife had caused him untold suffering and was planning to leave her and their children.
Police are still investigating the incident which has shocked the residents of Koru.
Below are photos of the deceased man and his car that was burnt to ashes.