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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,17TH MAY 2018-Police are investigating the controversial circumstances in which wife of Garden City Mall managing director committed suicide at their home in Muthangari, Nairobi on Wednesday morning.
Ms Atehortua Maria, 43, is suspected to have committed suicide in their home on Wednesday morning.
Her husband Mr James Coulsojn, 47 said he had left the house to take children to school and only got to lern of the shocking event after he returned home.
“He found the bathroom locked. He tried to call her but she did not answer. He took a spare key and unlocked the door only to find the body hanging with a rope around the neck. He called their private doctor who pronounced her dead,” reads the police report.
It added: “The information from the husband and neighbours indicates that she has been suffering from depression for a while.”
The shopping mall on Thursday released a statement mourning the death of the managing director’s wife.
“We share heartfelt condolences with him and his family at this tragic time and ask everyone to please respect the family’s privacy,” read part of the statement.