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Nigerian Man Beats Wife to Death in Delta


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Mr. Efe Erinoja, a 42 years-old years Nigerian man has been arrested by the Delta State Police Command for allegedly beating his wife to death.

The suspect, after committing the crime, at about 6.30 a.m. yesterday, immediately fled his home at Orerokpe in Okpe Local Government Area of the state.

Although the cause of the dispute between the couple could not be ascertained immediately, it was gathered that the sharp voice of the wife, identified as Mrs. Faith Ekpe, 36 years, attracted her neighbours’ attention.


The intervention of the neighbours could not save the deceased as she was alreaday dead upon the scene arrival.

It was learnt that the husband, realising the enormity of the crime, fled the community to escape being mobbed by angry youths of the area.

The incident was later reported at Orerokpe Police Station by the brother of the deceased who was identified as Mr. Monday Otebrise Ekpe.

Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident and said that investigations have commenced into the cause of the dispute between the couple.

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