Elisha Misiko, a pastor at Ground for God’s Gospel 3G Ministries, stabbed his wife, Ann Mughoi, to death on Sunday at the church’s pulpit.
The church is located in Chembani, Bamburi in Mombasa, Kenya.
Misiko is said to have stabbed Mughoi in her back and on her hand after he which he slit his own throat. The severely injured woman was taken to Coast General Hospital where she died hours later while her husband’s body was taken to the mortuary in the same facility.
Police who visited the scene found a 17-page suicide note detailing the couple’s marital woes. The note stated that the pastor feared his wife had attempted to take over the church he struggled to establish.