Man killed for stabbing wife, Redeemed pastor to death

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A man simply identified as Obum, has stabbed his wife, Ogechi, and a pastor of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Thomas Onyekuru, to death, prompting a mob to kill him.

The multiple killings occurred on Friday at Umuokoto town in Umudibia Autonomous Community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State.

Obum, according to report, was battling mental health challenge and at around 4.00pm neighbours were alerted to his wife and the deceased couple’s 1-year-old son’s screaming.

Upon arriving at the scene, they met Ogechi in the pool of her blood with bruises on her body and Obum in anger bearing knife and threatening to kill anyone who come close to him.

At the end, he was said to have been overpowered following which effort was made to save his victim’s life but she died not long after at a hospital she was rushed to.

In the middle of it, Obum reportedly sneaked up on Pastor Onyekuru and stabbed him, causing the death of the man-of-God.

Eyewitness said consequently, a raging mob descended on him and clubbed him to death.


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