- 19-year-old man allegedly kills his 18-year-old girlfriend
- Father of the murder suspect reportedly dies of grief
- The man was said to have slumped and died
Legit.ng had reported that a 19-year-old boy had allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death on Sunday, July 15. The tragic incident has produced a ripple effect that led to the death of the 19-year-old's father.
The father of the 19-year-old identified as Junior Omo-Shaba has reportedly died from grief. It was gathered Omo-Shaba is presently being detained at Sapele Road Prison facility in Benin.
It was reported that the grief stricken father had slumped and died on Saturday, August 4. The deceased identified as Monday Shaba died in his family home at Uneme Osu, Akoko Edo local government area.
Monday had reportedly fled his rented apartment in Ogida, due to fear of attack from the late 18-year-old girl's family or youths from the neighbourhood. The man was a Benin-based carpenter.
The deceased was said to have traveled to Afashio, near Auchi, Etsako local government area, for a burial ceremony, before coming back to his family home on the day he died.
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Omo Shaba who is an apprentice tailor is awaiting trial for the killing of his girlfriend. The murder suspect was said to have been recently released from juvenile remand home, where he served three years for cultism.
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