The incident happened in Duwane Village, Burashi Cell of Kibilizi Sector on Wednesday night.
Neighbours have told IGIHE that they heard a child of the deceased crying around 1:00 a.m. and rushed to intervene but found the mother dead upon arrival.
Previously, Nyiracumi had foiled thieves who wanted to steal his livestock including cows and pigs.
It is said that the woman stepped outside her house when the thieves returned and struck her forcefully on the head with a solid object.
One of his children became suspicious and stepped out where he found her mother bleeding on the head and screaming in distress.
He alerted neighbours who rushed to the scene but unfortunately found her dead upon arrival.
The executive secretary of Kibilizi Sector, Solange Mumararungu has told IGIHE that they alerted law enforces as soon as they learnt about the incident.
“She died around 1:03 a.m. Her body was taken to Kibilizi Hospital for postmortem. Relevant authorities have launched investigation to establish the cause of her death. There are prime suspects who have been arrested including her husband because they had been experiencing clashes,” she said.
Nyiracumi,42, had been experiencing estranged relations with her husband who cohabited with another woman.
She is survived by two children aged 4 and 12 respectively