Man, 34, al­legedly kills lover, buries corpse in­side room

Daily Trust - - DIGEST -

The po­lice in Rivers State have ar­rested a 34-yearold man for al­legedly killing his lady friend.

The com­mand’s Spokesman, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, told News Agency of Nige­ria (NAN) on Thurs­day in Port Har­court that Princewill Owabiyo al­legedly killed Miss Bet­ter Wovez, 32, and buried her in his sit­ting room.

Omoni said both lovers had an is­sue on Novem­ber 17and that the mat­ter led to a fight be­tween them.

He said that it was in the course of the fight that the woman was killed. He added that the sus­pect con­cealed the crime, but that the po­lice got a tip off that led to his ar­rest.

Ac­cord­ing to Omoni, the sus­pect is al­leged to have used floor tiles in the sit­ting room to con­ceal the crime, adding that he left the house after bury­ing his vic­tim in the liv­ing room.

He said that the sus­pect had con­fessed to the po­lice, and led de­tec­tives to the house on Ik­w­erre road in Obio/Ak­por Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment Area, where the body was ex­humed.

The spokesman said the body was ex­humed on Thurs­day and had been pre­served at the mor­tu­ary.

He stated that the re­la­tions of the dead lady wanted to vent their anger on the sus­pect, but that he was saved by the po­lice.

Omoni said that in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the mur­der had com­menced.

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