Samuel Wanjiru Dies after Committing SuicideMay 16 | Posted by David Goldman | Crime
24-year old marathoner Samuel Wanjiru is dead after allegedly falling off from his house, police reported.
Samuel Wanjiru was an Olympic gold medalist and had won several other marathons has been in the media recently following domestic quarrels and violent gun confrontations.
An angry argument ensued between Samuel Wanjiru and his wife. The drunk Wanjiru angrily exchanged words and then jumped off his balcony to the cemented ground and died.
Wanjiru was once locked in police cells for trying to murder his wife but they reconciled and she dropped the charges.
He also narrowly escaped death in a highway accident involving his sports utility vehicle.
The father of one was a millionaire having earned millions of money from his athletic background. Wanjiru leaves behind a daughter and the wife.
Samuel Wanjiru’s wife Triza Njeri is being questioned by the police over the death of her husband
Kenya police are investigating the matter to quantify the death and related issues