A 62 years old woman, Mrs. Christiana Egwim met a horrible end as she was allegedly murdered in cold blood by her 47 years old son Mr. Sunday Egwim in Ideato South Local Government Area of Imo State.
According to the Imo Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Orlando Ikeokwu, in a statement to Southern City News, the suspect has been apprehended and is presently in their custody.
He said “We received intelligence from one Jude Mbionwu, a security coordinator at Umuobom, who revealed that one Sunday Egwim, 47, killed his mother, one Christiana Egwim, 62, hitting a hammer and a machete on her head and completely ground the head into powder, beyond recognition with the hammer.
“The scene was immediately visited and the suspect was arrested and exhibits recovered. The corpse was not taken to the mortuary because of the damage to the head; rather, coroners’ forms were completed and a doctor from the UTH Nnewi, Anambra State, conducted an autopsy on the corpse to enable the burial to take place.”
Ikeokwu furthermore added that the suspect in his confessional statement, stated he never knew what came upon him.
Ikeokwu also reveled the suspect would be charged to court at the end of the investigation.
As Compiled By Jaja Otokini
And Edited By Knight Fredel
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