The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the death of a man who killed himself after stabbing his wife to death in their home at Victory Estate, Lagos.
The incident occurred just two weeks after the couple moved into the estate with their children
A source told LIB: “On Sunday afternoon, neighbours close to the couple’s apartment heard loud music emanating from their home and this lasted for many hours.
“The neighbours went to the estate office to complain about the loud music and insisted the estate officials go there and caution the couple.
“The estate authorities went to the couple’s compound to appeal to them to turn down the volume of the music coming from their apartment.
“They, however, met with the wife’s sister who was downstairs with the couple’s children. The sister immediately went upstairs so she can inform her sister and the husband about the complaint laid by the estate authorities. She knocked several times but got no response.
“After waiting for so long, the sister and the estate officials decided to pull the door down. They were greeted by a horrific sight.
“Apparently, the man had killed his wife. It is believed it was pre-meditated because when they got into the room, they saw different kinds of knives there. The woman’s legs and hands were bound and her mouth shut with a cellotape. The husband used a clipper to shave her hair, stabbed her head, her eyes, stabbed her multiple times with different knives.
“The scene was nothing short of a horror movie.
“After stabbing his wife to death, the man committed suicide by drinking sniper”
Confirming the incident, the spokesman of the Lagos state police command, Bala Elkana said:
“It is true. Homicide detectives have sealed up the place. They have commenced an investigation. The corpse of the man and the woman have been moved to the hospital for an autopsy.
“Two kitchen knives were found there and two bottles of Sniper. The woman had injuries from stabbing while foams were coming out of the man’s mouth who is suspected to have taken those Snipers. An investigation is ongoing”