Confusion as mad man stabs Delta youth to death

There is tension in Umuagwu area of Asaba, Delta State as man suspected to be insane stabbed a youth, one Chukwunonso Odo, in his early 20s, to death.

A close source who disclosed this on Thursday, said that the incident happened on Tuesday, 28 June, 2022.

He said the suspect identified as Solomon was fighting with his father before running away.

“The man was fighting his father and he quickly push the father and ran away. So, the father announced reward for anybody who catches the son.

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“Immediately, people went after him including Chukwunonso. Unfortunately the victim caught him but unknown to him, Solomon had a knife with him and he was stabbed,” the source said.

Another witness said: “I quickly rushed to the scene and saw Chukwunonso in the pool of his blood, and we rushed him to the hospital.

“On arrival to the hospital, the doctor confirmed him dead and was moved to mortuary.

Public Relations Officer of the state police command, DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the incident.

He said suspect could not be arrested because he is insane, noting that he ran away after the stabbing.

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