Son hacks father to death

The Minister attached to St. John’s Anglican Church Okpare-Olumu in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, Isaac Umurie has been hacked to death by his son, while asleep in the early hours of Wednesday.

Penpushing reports that Delta State Police Command Public Relations Officer Bright Edafe confirmed the sad incident explaining that the 28-year-old son, Ufuoma Umurie who committed the crime had been arrested

The police spokesperson said the incident occurred around 2 a.m., with the suspect’s mother narrowly escaping being killed along with her husband, adding that the suspect was reported to have used a cutlass to hack his father’s skull and other parts of the body

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Penpushing further reports that a source said the suspect used a cutlass to hack his father’s skull and other parts of the body while he was still sleeping before neighbours and church members gained access to the apartment.

The source added that it was not clear why the suspect committed the crime, just unconfirmed report said the suspect was mentally unstable and that the incident was the second time he would attack his father.

Penpushing also reports that the source recalled that during the first attack, it took the intervention of the community vigilante group for the suspect to stop beating his father, adding that the father, after the incident, pleaded that the community should not report his son’s action to the police.

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