- A lady has allegedly wiped out her entire family and herself reportedly quarreling with the husband
- The woman killed her husband and three children before stabbing herself to death
Reports reaching YEN.com.gh indicate that a woman has killed her husband, three children and herself on Friday, November 2, in Makurdi, the capital of Nigeria's Benue state.
According to reports, the woman after killing her family members, rushed out of their apartment to smash her husband’s car before she locked up the door and stabbed herself in the chest.
It is not known what exactly caused the ugly incident but reports suggest it may have been as a result of a misunderstanding between the couple.
As gathered, the sad incident which has left many in shock occurred at their residence on Vandeikya Street in the state capital.
The husband has been identified as Nicholas Adetsav, an administrative staff of the local government service commission. The children were named Ngwuavese, Senater and Joshua.
The police in Benue State has reportedly confirmed the killing of the man and his three children revealing that he wife is called Rachael.
“The man, Mr Nicholas Adetsav, an employee of Makurdi Local Government Council, and his children were killed on Friday night in Makurdi.
“His wife, who we believe is responsible for the death of the four people, also killed herself. From information available to us, the woman has been having issues with her husband, which might have culminated in this,” the News Agency of Nigeria reported the command’s spokesman, Mr Moses Yamu to have said in an interview.
Yamu said the couple, who lived at Vandeikya Street, opposite NKST Church, both worked with the Makurdi Local Government Council.
The couple, the police spokesman said, had been having troubles in their marriage and on the day of the incident, the woman was seen with a pestle trying to smash her husband’s car.
He said police personnel sent to the house found the man foaming in the mouth, the three kids already dead, and the woman, also dead, was found holding a knife in her hands.
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