A 35-year-old man, Kingsley Igwe has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife, Onyinye Obi in Onitsha, Anambra State.
The suspect reportedly killed the wife with a kitchen knife.
The Nation gathered that the suspect inflicted several cuts on his wife’s body but it was not clear what triggered the attack.
Police spokesman Haruna Mohammed confirmed the incident, saying the body of the deceased was deposited at a morgue for autopsy.
He said the knife used in perpetrating the act was recovered and registered as exhibit.
He said, “At about 4am on Thursday, police operatives attached to 3-3 Police Station arrested one Kingsely Igwe, 35, of Nise in Awka South LGA but resident at Dueze Street Otigba in 3-3 Area of Anambra State.
“Suspect allegedly ran amok in circumstances yet to be ascertained and attacked his wife, Onyinye Obi, 31, with a kitchen knife and inflicted multiple injuries all over her body.
“The police detectives visited the scene and rushed the victim to Apex Hospital but she was certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor.