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Man Kills Self After Stabbing Fiancee to Death in Ebonyi


Tongues are still waging in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, why one Friday Njoku stabbed his long time fiancee to death and thereafter took his life.
Njoku was said to have gone to the house of the 25 years old fiancee, Cynthia Nwafia, on Friday, armed with a sharp knife which he pierced into her and left to commit suicide.
He had stormed his lover’s house at 5 Amachi street, Abakaliki when she was cooking and stabbed her, it was learnt.
Cynthia was rushed to the hospital by her neighbours following the alarm raised but she could not make it as she passed away few minutes after being taken to the hospital.
Njoku after stabbing Cynthia, went to his house in another street in Abakaliki and committed suicide.
His corpse was discovered inside his room with blood gushing out from his nose, eyes and ears later.
It was gathered that Njoku and Cynthia have been friends for some years.
Njoku, it was further gathered, had done preliminary traditional introduction to the parents and relatives of the girl to indicate his intension to marry her and was accepted by Cynthia’s family.
Njoku and Cynthia’s relationship had advanced as they were already planning their formal marriage only for him to stabbed the girl to death, a source said.
Njoku was said to have gone to Cynthia’s family a day before he killed her and complained that the deceased was unfaithful to him.
Police spokesman in the State, Loveth Oda confirmed the incident, adding that investigation have since commenced into the matter.

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