Tragedy hit an Enugu based family Wednesday as a couple died after a brawl. The couple identified as Francis Okonkwo Uzo and Ozoemena Uzo were said to be residents of Nchatancha, Emene and outskirt of Enugu.
A police bulletin issued by police spokesman Ebere Amaraizu said the couple was “reported to have been living in full life until the tragic incident in which Mrs ozoemena was allegedly murdered gruesomely by the husband in the afternoon.
“It was gathered that on that fateful day at about 12pm, the husband of Mrs ozoemena Uzo had allegedly pounced on her over a yet to be established issues and in the process, inflicted several degrees of injuries on the wife’s body including her shoulder which brought about serious bleeding all over her body before she was later taken to hospital where she was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.
“However, the husband of the deceased/alleged murderer was already in coma and could not talk before the arrival of the security operatives hence he was promptly rushed to Annunciation Hospital Emene for medical attention and was later confirmed dead.
The two dead bodies of wife and husband are already deposited at the hospital mortuary of the Annunciation Hospital Emene.
“Meanwhile, a full scale investigations have commenced into the unfortunate incident by the operatives of the Homicide sections of the state criminal intelligence and Investigations Department of the Enugu state command of the Nigeria Police Force.”
Source; The Nation