A 50-year-old man identified as Cyril Oko has been arrested over the murder on his 25-year-old neighbor, Peter Nkwuda.
According to the reports, the incident which took place in Oroke Onouha, in Lin Ebonyi local government area, occurred over the volume of the deceased’s music player.
Trouble began brew when Oko asked Peter to reduce the volume of his music, a request the deceased reportedly refused.
The neighbors soon became engaged in a heated war of words when Cyril, got a knife and stabbed Peter in the chest out of anger.
Peter is said to have died before other neighbors who did their best to sop the bleeding, all to no avail.
The wife of the deceased, Mrs Chisom Nkwuda, is said to have reported the case at the Kpiripkiri Police Station, after which officers were dispatched to arrest Cyril.