The house where the bodies of the two were found hanging.

Residents of Githurai area, Nairobi were left shocked after a couple committed suicide on Tuesday morning.

It is said that the wife took her life first.

The husband called his brother to inform him that his wife had committed suicide and that he needed to rush to the house immediately.

“After calling his brother he committed suicide, by the time his brother arrived at the house, he found his body hanging next to that of the wife,” Kiambu OCPD Duncan Ngutu said.

The couple left behind a note saying that they be buried together.

They had two children and had often been embroiled in domestic quarrels.

Kiambu Police boss said they suspect the man may have killed his wife before hanging himself.