SON KILLS FATHER WITH MACHETE IN ENUGU

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A 65-year-old man, Mr. Felix Atta, a native of  Umuonu Umuida community, Enugu Ezike in Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State has been killed by his son.

The murderer identified as one Ejiofor Atta, according to the police, used a machete to slaughter his father.

He was said to have gone into hiding after committing the crime and security men and family members have commenced manhunt for him.

According to report, Ejiofor, about six years ago murdered his mother.

It was gathered that the unfortunate incident took place at about 2 p.m on May 18 at Umuonu Umuida where the son of the deceased allegedly macheted his father who was believed to be about 65 years old.

The victim was, however, rushed to the General Hospital,  Ogrute Enugu Ezike where he was confirmed dead while his corpse was deposited at the hospital’s  mortuary.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu, DSP, confirmed the incident, saying the command had already commenced investigation into the incident.

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