Crime & Law

E/R: 42-year-old woman killed by her husband at Nkronso Abesim

The Police in the Eastern Region have confirmed the killing of a 42-year-old woman by her husband at their family home on Monday.

The incident occurred at Nkronso Abesim, a community near Apedwa in the Eastern Region, local police confirmed.

The deceased named as Abena Owusua was found lying in a pool of blood with suspected gunshot wounds on a wooden structure.

Her body has since been deposited at the Suhum Government Hospital for preservation and autopsy.

Eastern Region Police Spokesperson Sargent Francis Gomado said it has opened a murder investigation into the incident.

The suspect, Samuel Gyekye, 35, is at large.

“So we are therefore appealing to the public to be on the lookout to assist us to get this suspect arrested to assist police investigations”, the police spokesperson said.

A locally manufactured single-barrel gun loaded with BB cartridge which found at the scene has been retrieved by the police.

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