A farmer at Akrosu, near Asikasu No 1 near Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Bono Region has killed his wife and thereafter committed suicide by handing to avoid prosecution in his farm.
The farmer, Kofi Nyame, 35 killed his 32-year-old wife identified as Linda Kissiwaa on their farm. He cut his wife’s throat and left her to die. After slaughtering Linda Kissiwaa, he moved about 13 meters and hanged himself.
Chief Inspector Augustine Kinsley Oppong, Bono Regional Police Public Relation Officer (PRO) explained that the police on Monday was informed Kofi Nyame has killed his wife in the farm.
They proceeded to the farm only to find Linda Kisiwaa in a pool of blood, wearing a light green long dress, all soaked in the blood. She was lying in a prone position on the farm.
It was the police search team which found him 13 meters away hanging on the tree. The bodies have been sent into Dormaa Presbyterian Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy.
Although the police have launched an investigation to unravel what caused the killing and suicide, the police still do not know what caused the murder in the first place.
Ghpage.com is keenly following the investigations and will report back when something concrete comes up. In the meantime, Chief Inspector Augustine Kinsley Oppong has called on the public to assist them with more information to find the cause of death of the couple.