Undergraduate Kills Parents, Leaves Decomposing Corpse in Room

By Ikeugonna Eleke

An unnamed man said to be an undergraduate of a university within Anambra State has allegedly killed his father and mother.

The incident happened in Nnewi, Anambra State, with the already decomposing corpses being found in their room on Thursday night.

A source said the corpses were discovered by neighbours who started perceiving an offensive smell before discovering the man and his wife, who were said to have been killed by their only son.

Meanwhile, the Anambra State Police Command said it had launched a manhunt for the man.

The spokesperson of the Command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said the Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng, described the discovery of the already decomposing dead bodies in an apartment in Nnewi , September 22, at about 5:20pm with machete cuts, as act of man’s inhumanity to man.

‘He (police commissioner) has ordered an immediate manhunt of the suspect. He further directs immediate transfer of the case to the State Criminal investigation department for discreet investigation,’ Ikenga said.

Meanwhile the decomposing bodies have been recovered and deposited in the morgue.