Mentally challenged man arrested for allegedly killing his 70-year-old father

A mentally challenged man identified as Chigorom Ezeofor, is in the custody of Anambra state police command for reportedly killing his father in Unuchiana village, Aguata Local Government Area of the state today April 25.

Haruna Mohammed, the spokesperson for the police, confirmed the incident, said men of the Aguata police station on Saturday at about 9am, received a report from one Timothy Ezeofor that his 70-year-old elder brother named Godwin Ezeofor was allegedly murdered by his 37 year old son, Chigorom Ezeofor using an Axe. Timothy added that the suspect has been mentally ill for the past eight years.

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Following the report, officers attached to Aguata Division led by the DPO CSP Ayeni Oluwadare, mobilised to scene, took photographs of the victim and rushed to the hospital where he was certified dead by a medical doctor and the corpse deposited at the Hospital’s mortuary for autopsy.

The police spokesperson added that exhibit were recovered and the suspect who “looked insane” was arrested and taken to the station for discreet investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident.

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