Kenyan woman in US who shot dead her ex-husband arrested
Police in the United States are holding in custody a Kenyan woman for shooting dead her ex-husband last week.
Marie Kendale Kimani a resident of Rhome, Texas, who reportedly shot dead Jonathon Tumbo, was arrested in her apartment on Wednesday.
Officers who were responding to a call from Kimani about an argument between the two found the lifeless body of Tumbo at the home.
The man reportedly succumbed to a single gunshot wound to the chest.
When questioned by police, Ms Kimani said she was involved in a physical altercation with Mr Tumbo.
“Subsequent follow up investigation by investigators and related evidence was not consistent with Kimani’s account of a physical altercation,” the Sheriff’s office stated in a press release.
Ms Kimani, 35, is currently being held in a County jail as she tries to raise Sh100 million ($1million) bail.