The Adetsavs fought regularly
A generator repairer, who worked directly opposite the couple’s residence, Peter Okpe, told our correspondent that the couple was known for frequent squabbles.
He said many residents around the area knew that the couple always fought, especially the wife, who he described as “a very tough woman and so temperamental to a point that on several occasions, she engaged many of her neighbours in a fight.
“There was an incident when she stabbed one of the neighbours because the man intervened when she was scolding one of her children. The case is still in court,” he said.
Okpe also alleged that the persistent quarrels between the couple forced the landlord and a spinster working with the nigerian Immigration Service to leave the compound.
A 61-year-old retired teacher, Richard Orseer, living beside the Adetsavs, said he wasn’t bothered the night he heard of a noise from the family because it had become a regular occurrence.
Orseer added, “By the time the police came and forced the apartment door open, they found nicholas, the three children and Rachael lying dead in a pool of their blood. It was a horrible experience and I have never witnessed such a thing in my life.’’
Two versions were given as to what led to the