Anambra Man Kills Wife With Kitchen Knife
A source said the suspect may have been involved in drug abuse.
Igwe allegedly killed his wife after stabbing Onyinye in the kitchen.
State police public relations officer Haruna Mohammed said the incident took place around 4am on Thursday.
He said, “At around 4am on Thursday, officers working at the 3-3 Police Station arrested a man named Kingsely Igwe, 35, of Nise, Awka Local Government Area. South, but resident on Dueze Road, Otigba, 3-3 area of Anambra State.
"The suspect ran amok in circumstances yet to be ascertained and attacked the woman, Oyinye Obi, 31, with a knife in the kitchen and sustained multiple injuries to her body.
"Police officers visited the scene and rushed the girl to Apex Hospital for medical treatment, but the doctor confirmed her death."
Mohammed said the body of the deceased was kept in the hospital morgue for post-mortem examination, while the knife used in carrying out the operation was identified and registered as an exhibit.
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