A man has shocked many people in Anambra state by shooting his wife dead before setting his son and house on fire.
The man killed his wife and son in Anambra state
A man in Anambra state has taken his own life after killing his wife and son in Anambra state.
The man has been identiified as Uchechukwu Nweke, a 65-year-old hunter.
He allegedly killed himself, his wife, and their son in the Amunike community in Anambra state
A statement by the spokesperson of the state police command, Mohammed Haruna, says the police received a report from the chairman of the vigilante group in Amunike community in Awka North LGA of Anambra State that at about 3am today, the hunter allegedly shot his 55-year-old wife Patricia Nweke with a single barrel gun and also burnt his house along with his 29-year-old son named Obinna Nweke in circumstances yet to be ascertained.
Haruna added that the hunter equally shot himself using the same gun.
The police spokesperson said police detectives attached to Achalla police station visited the scene and rushed the victims to Uche hospital Isuanocha where they were confirmed dead on arrival. He said the bodies have been deposited at the hospital’s morgue for autopsy.
”An Investigation is ongoing to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident.”
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