Cases of love going sour are becoming rampant especially in Nairobi slums where suicides and lover-killing are taking a toll.
This week, a middle-aged man in Kayole's Soweto area brought an end to his life after his wife walked out on him.
According to neighbours, the deceased locked himself inside his house and used a belt to hang himself.
Neighbours were attracted to the house after hearing strange noises and when they went in, the found the deceased hanging.
His body has since been taken to the City Mortuary as police launch investigations.
It is said that he had a disagreement with his wife a week ago where she decided to walk out.