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Police Arrest Man For Allegedly Killing Wife On Sunday Night

Police in Bayelsa have arrested a 24-year-old man, identified as Vincent Edwin, for allegedly killing his wife, Joy, with a machete. The husband is from Delta state but lives in Bayelsa.

The incident reportedly occurred on Sunday night at Boro Camp, Kaiama, in Kolokuma/Opukuma area of the state.
The deceased was said to have gone fishing with her neighbour, Juliet Philip, when one thing led to another and the husband allegedly attacked and killed her with a machete.

The motive behind the alleged killing has yet to be ascertained as at the time of filing this report.

The police public relations officer, Bayelsa State Command, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the incident.

Butswat said, “On November 5, 2017, at about 08:30hrs, one Edwin Vincent ‘M’ 24 years, a native of Uwheru in Ughelli North LGA, Delta State, but residing at Boro Camp, Kaima in Bayelsa, attacked and killed his wife, one Joy Michael, 21 years old."

He said the suspect had been arrested and he had confessed to the crime.

The police spokesman added that investigation was ongoing.

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