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Pregnant woman Stabs Husband to Death Over Fried Chicken in Delta



A pregnant woman identified as Blessing Emmanuel, has reportedly stabbed her husband to death as an after-effect of a disagreement between the couple.

The fatal incident occured over the weekend at Ohoro Community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state.

The deceased identified as Jonathan Otomi Umamode, was stabbed in the chest by Blessing on Sunday night with a kitchen knife, leading to the death of the former on the spot.

The Acting Police Public Relations Officer of the state, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed incident, stated the suspect confessed to the crime upon her arrest.

According to DSP Edafe, the suspect confessed she perpetrated the act out if anger and had no intentions to kill her husband.

He said; “the suspect, who was later arrested is a mother of seven and pregnant with her 8th child, confessed to the crime and said she angrily stabbed her husband who she claimed did not take care of her and the children. That she had been taking care of herself and her kids; she sells fried chicken.

“On that fateful day, according to the suspect, her husband came and demanded she go home with him which she refused. She said the deceased gathered her fried chicken, doused it with kerosene and set it ablaze. She angrily used the knife in her hand to stab the husband in the heart and ran away.”

The corpse of the deceased has since been deposited at the Ughelli Central Hospital mortuary, awaiting autopsy.

According to the police chief, investigation has been initiated into the incident.

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