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Unknown persons machete man to death in Umuahia



By Sola Omoniyi, Lagos

Unknown persons have killed a man identified as Chidozie Chigbu in Nsirimo community, Umuahia South LGA of Abia State.

The victim’s lifeless body was discovered in the community on Wednesday night by villagers with deep machete wounds all over his head, suggesting that his attackers may have used a machete to kill him.

His corpse was seen lying face down with a pool of blood all over the scene of the suspected murder incident.

As of the time of this report, it was not yet established where the attackers came from or the exact hour they struck.

It was also not established if the late Chidozie Chigbu was having any conflict with any person or not before his gruesome murder.

But a voice from a video circulating on social media from the scene of the attack claimed that the lifeless body of Mr Chigbu was discovered by a villager who went to fetch water, adding that it was the alarm raised by the indigene that attracted other villagers to the scene.

However, Abia State Police Command is yet to confirm the incident as at the time of this report.