Husband Dies After Killing Wife In Enugu

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A couple, Mr and Mrs Francis Okonkwo Uzo, have been found dead in Enugu State after having an intense argument that led to a brawl.

Confirming their death, the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said the couple who lived at Nchatancha at Emene in the outskirts of Enugu had an argument on Wednesday that lead to the husband attacking his wife, Ozoemena, with a machete.

“It was gathered that on that fateful day at 12 p.m, the husband allegedly pounced on her over a yet-to-be-established issues. In the process, he inflicted several injuries on his wife’s body, including her shoulder. These brought about serious bleeding all over her body. She was taken to a hospital where she was confirmed dead,” the Police Spokesperson said.

“However, Francis was already in coma and could not talk before the arrival of the security operatives. He was rushed to Annunciation Hospital at Emene for treatment. He too was confirmed dead. The couple’s bodies were deposited at Annunciation Hospital’s morgue.

“Also, a full scale investigation has begun into the incident by the operatives of the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department (SCID) of the Enugu State Police Command,” he stated.

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