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A 20-year-old man George Matinde from Got Ongoche village, Migori county committed suicide on Friday after his family barred him from marrying a second wife.
According to Lawrence Oluru, a relative, the deceased who was an upcoming musician hanged himself in church after he was stopped from marrying a woman he had met in Nairobi.
“He got upset and left the home in protest on Thursday after the family restrained him from bringing the woman home,” lawrence said.
The family got worried after he failed to return and launched a search only to find his body hanging inside a nearby church.
It is said that George was told by his parents that he was too young to marry a second wife and he seemed disturbed. His lifeless body was later found dangling in a nearby church
According to Oluru, the deceased had previously attempted to take his own life but family members restrained him. Police have launched investigations into the incident.