A man from Kungutu area on the outskirts of Isiolo town on Sunday night allegedly beheaded his wife following a domestic row.
David Karingori, 25, reportedly decapitated his wife with a panga at around 11 pm. He then surrendered to Kulamawe Police Post while carrying his two-year-old son.
According to neighbours, the person had always been violent towards his wife, which she had on several occasions fled fearing for her life.
Isiolo Sub-County Police Commander George Kariuki said the suspect was immediately detained while his wife’s body was moved to Isiolo Referral Hospital mortuary.
Investigations have since been launched to determine what transpired before the brutal attack.
The police boss said the suspect are going to be charged with murder once investigations are complete.