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Crime & Punishment of Monday, 13 February 2017


Man kills wife and shoots himself at Gomoa Nyamebekyere

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A 35-year-old farmer/hunter has killed his wife and also shot himself to death with a single barrel gun at Gomoa Nyamebekyere near Gomoa Dominase in the Gomoa East district of the Central region.

A unit committee member in the area who confirmed the unfortunate incident to said the two after dinner went to bed only for news of their death of the two with the gun at the scene on Monday morning .

“It is believed that the man shot the women on the chest and later shot himself. We rushed to the scene this morning and took the woman to the Winneba hospital but she was pronounced dead on arrival”, he said

According to him, information as to what triggered the husband to commit the act is sketchy but disclosed that police in the area have since commenced investigations into the matter.

A family member Gifty Annan said she was attracted to the sounds of gunshots and rushed to their room only to be greeted with the gory scene and raised an alarm attracting other tenants in the house.