Man kills himself after his failed attempts to kill his wife

Man kills himself after his failed attempts to kill his wife

The Asotwe community near Ejisu in the Ashanti Region has been thrown into a state of shock after a farmer shot himself at close range.

According to the police, the 45-year old producer, Sebrenya Mathias, decided to take his life after he failed on several attempts to kill his 35-year old wife.

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A report on UltimateFMOnline.com states that the deceased had shot his wife on their way back from the farm after a misunderstanding.

Man kills himself after his failed attempts to kill his wife

A cocoa farmer with his wife at the village | ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES ONLY

The wife of Sebrenya had apparently disagreed with his decision against the education of their children over them (the children) helping on the farm.

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"The deceased was returning from the farm with his wife, children and one of their friends when the incident happened," the police explained.

According to the media reports, Sebrenya shot his wife in the shoulder on the first attempt, but she managed to escape his second shot barely.

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With the thought that his frightened wife would have reported him to the police, Sebrenya committed suicide by shooting himself dead in the same farm where he wanted to kill his wife.

The police discovered the deceased's body after a search.

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