A man who killed himself after stabbing his wife to death in their home at Victory Estate, Lagos, has been confirmed by the Lagos State Police Command.
The incident happened just two weeks after the couple and their children moved into the estate.
A source told LIB:
“Neighbors near the couple ‘s apartment heard loud music from their home on Sunday afternoon, and it lasted for many hours.
“Neighbors went to the estate office to complain about noisy music, and demanded that the officers of the estate go there to warn the couple.
“The estate authorities went to the compound of the couple to call on them to turn down the music volume coming from their apartment.
“However, they encountered the wife’s sister who was with the children of the couple downstairs. The sister went upstairs immediately so that she could inform her sister and the husband about the complaint made by the authorities of the estate. She knocked several times but did not get any reply.
“After so long waiting, the sister and the officials of the estate decided to pull down the door and to their surprise, they were met with a horrific sight.
“The man allegedly killed his wife. It is thought to have been pre-meditated because they saw different kinds of knives there when they got into the house. The legs and hands of the woman were tied, and her mouth shut up with a sellotape. Using a clipper to cut her hair, the husband stabbed her head, her lips, stabbed her with different knives several times.
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Confirming the incident, the spokesman of the Lagos state police command, Bala Elkana said:
“It is true. Homicide detectives have sealed up the place. They have commenced an investigation. The corpse of the man and the woman have been moved to the hospital for an autopsy.
“Two kitchen knives were found there and two bottles of Sniper. The woman had injuries from stabbing while foams were coming out of the man’s mouth who is suspected to have taken those Snipers. An investigation is ongoing”.