A Kenyan woman living in Jersey City in New Jersey was allegedly shot multiple times and killed by her husband, who went on and shot himself according to police.
Henry Okongo and Lydiah Okongo were found dead inside a Country Village home with gun wounds. Police suspect Henry, 51, might have shot his wife before killing himself in the basement where his body was found.
They had two kids who
Their two kids, one fives years and the other has just clocked one year, were found in the house by a family member who alerted the police. The couple have been living in the U.S for almost two decades now. Lydiah worked as a nurse while Henry owned a few laundromats.
Kenyans living abroad who knew them and spoke to the police said they were a normal couple stating that they even helped them clear a pending bill when Henry’s business was about to be seized after failing to pay for the lease in 2013.