East Legon: Man in police grips over sudden death of his wife following abuse

East Legon: Man in police grips over sudden death of his wife following abuse

- A businessman identified as Prince Charles Dedjoe is currently in police grips over the abuse and subsequent death of his wife

-On March 1, 2021, the accused reportedly had a misunderstanding with the deceased, Lilian Dedjoe resulting in an assault with various degrees of injuries

- She was pronounced dead at the Lister hospital as she was rushed in while in a comatose state

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A businessman identified as Prince Charles Dedjoe is currently in police grips over the abuse and subsequent death of his wife.

Despite efforts made by his lawyers to get him out on bail, the Madina District Court has directed the East Legon Police to remand him in their custody.

Per the facts of the case presented, the accused was married to the deceased and they were living at East Legon.

For some time now, their relationship has been marred with some misunderstanding leading to unresolved conflicts.

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East Legon: Man in police grips over sudden death of his wife following abuse
East Legon: Man in police grips over sudden death of his wife following abuse Photo credit: Graphic online and StarrNews
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According to a report filed by Starr News, the accused on March 1, 2021, had another misunderstanding with the deceased resulting in an assault with various degrees of injuries.

The deceased, Lilian Dedjoe was then rushed to the Madina Polyclinic for immediate medical attention since she was not in the best shape.

She later returned home but there was no improvement and was later rushed to the Lister hospital in a coma, where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

According to the investigator, the accused has admitted assaulting the deceased with his slippers and Post-Mortem is yet to be carried out on the deceased.

In his bail application, counsel for the accused, Captain Rtd Nkrabeah Effah Dateh told the court that his client is in a very devastating state upon the death of his wife and needs the liberty to take care of the children.

He added that there was no assault as the police had stated, according to him, it was a slight touch to the deceased during a misunderstanding between the married couple.

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Meanwhile, Philip Caezar Kumah, a deputy director of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), has reportedly beaten his girlfriend to death in Akatsi North of the Volta Region.

Confirming the development to Accra-based Starr FM, the Volta Regional Police PRO, Sgt. Prince Dogbatse, said the deceased, Elizabeth Yesutor, informed her friends about the abusive nature of Kumah.

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