Residents of Atinga village in Seme Sub-county in Kisumu are in shock as well as mourning after a son hacked his 54 year-old mother to death on Monday.
Reports from area chief George Ochieng Ajuoga said that the woman was hacked to death by the 39 year-old son using an axe following a domestic dispute.
The chief also revealed that a niece to the suspect had to run for her dear life after being threatened. The suspect identified as Michael Odhiambo Olenyo fled after committing the crime and is being pursued by the police.
The chief also said that the man was under the influence of alcohol when he began arguing with his mother before killing her.