Man stabs wife to death then commits suicide in Lekki

A Nigerian man identified as Femi, have stabbed his wife to death and the committed suicide in their home.

This incident happened on Sunday 21st June which was Fathers’Day, in their home in Victory Park Estate, Lagos state.

According to some estate residents, the couple moved into the estate about three weeks ago with their two kids.

Little was known about the couple since they were new in the environment, but they were seen by residents, jogging together on Saturday night 20th June, just a day before the tragic incident occurred.

It was also reported that the man always questioned the paternity of their second child.

A neighbor who spoke with LIB said:

“On Sunday afternoon, neighbors close to the couple’s apartment heard loud music emanating from their home and this lasted for many hours.
The neighbors went to the estate office to complain about the loud music and insisted the estate officials go there and caution the couple.
The estate authorities went to the couple’s compound to appeal to them to turn down the volume of the music coming from their apartment.
They however met with the wife’s sister who was downstairs with the couple’s children. The sister immediately went upstairs so she can inform her sister and the husband about the complaint laid by the estate authorities. She knocked several times but got no response.
After waiting for so long, the sister and the estate officials decided to pull the door down. They were greeted by a horrific sight.
Apparently, the man had killed his wife. It is believed it was pre-meditated because when they got into the room, they saw different kinds of knives there. The woman’s legs and hands were bound and her mouth shut with a cellotape. The husband used a clipper to shave her hair, stabbed her head, her eyes, stabbed her multiple times with different knives.
The scene was nothing short of a horror movie.
After stabbing his wife to death, the man committed suicide by drinking sniper”

According to the Lagos State Police Command Spokesperson, Bala Elkana who confirmed the incident, the homicide detectives have sealed up the scene of the incident.

Elkana said that investigation has commenced and the corpse of The corpse of the couple have been moved to the hospital for an autopsy.

He added that two kitchen knives and two bottles of Sniper were found at the scene, and the woman had injuries from stabbing while foams were coming out of the man’s mouth who is suspected to have drank the bottles of sniper.