Yet to be identified assailants st*b woman to death in Benue




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A 55 year old woman has been reportedly stabbed death by some yet be identified assailants in Otukpo Town, Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue State.

The deceased, identified as Mrs Eunice Omaye Odoba was found dead in her with a deep cut her chest Sunday afternoon.

She was said be a mother of three and wife of pastor with The Lord’ Chosen Church and currently faith mission Equitorial Guinea.

According her younger brother, Adoba Mac and cousin, Ude Adole who spoke correspondent by telephone Monday, trouble started when members of her church didn’t see her in church Sunday and decided her a visit after church to find out why she wasn’t in church.

The relatives said when the church members got to her , they found her in the pool of her blood already stone dead.

The younger brother, Mac told newsmen he personally dropped her at her around 6:30am fateful day after a family meeting only to hear later in the afternoon she had died.

“We had a family meeting Sunday morning. When we finished the family meeting around 6:30 am yesterday (Sunday), she said she was rushing to go to church and I was the who took her on my motorcycle and dropped her at a junction close to her house and we parted.

“Only for me to receive a call from someone who was working around her house around 3:00 pm (the area is just being developed) that I rush down to my sister’ house.

“On getting there, I saw some of her church members who I later learnt said that they did not see her in the church which is very unusual and they decided to check her at home.

Mac explained further that by the time he got to the house, he saw his sister lying down in the pool of her blood adding that a closer look showed that she was stabbed at the topmost part of her breast.

Also speaking, the deceased cousin, Adole disclosed that she was the proprietress of Verda International School, Otukpo but was living alone after her husband traveled for the faith mission in Equatorial Guinea in February this year.

Adole who revealed that her children, two boys and a girl live outside Otukpo explained that while the only girl of the woman is a student of School of Nursing, Enugu, of the male children is a youth Corp and the other is a banker in Abuja.

The family sources said her remains have been evacuated and deposited at the morgue in Otukpo by men of Nigerian Police, Otukpo Division.

When contacted, the Police Relations (PPRO), DSP Catherine Anene said she was yet to receive the report.

Sun News