Spouse suspects husband of infidelity, kills him with heeled footwear

By Jimitota Onoyume

Police have arrested a woman who allegedly killed her children’s father in Ugbuwangwe, Warri South, Delta State.

The lady allegedly used the heel of her shoe to hit the man yesterday afternoon, according to community sources, accusing him of being female.

The man, identified simply as New Year’s Eve, allegedly sagged and died on the spot.

State Police PR officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, told the vanguard over the phone that at the time the story was filed, no one had come to report the incident to the police, adding that however, the lady had been arrested for two reasons be.

“We arrested her to keep her in protective custody. And then two so we can find it whenever we need it, ”she said.

“The lady made some confessions to the police about the incident. But no one in the family or local area came to report the matter, ”she said.

“So let’s continue with the woman’s statement that she didn’t use her shoe on him until we get something else. The investigation is ongoing, ”she said.

She went on to say the remains of the deceased had been deposited in a morgue.

Vanguard could not confirm whether the man was legally or traditionally married to the lady. According to community sources, the woman and man had two children in their forties and lived together.

“I don’t know if you have fulfilled all of the marriage rites, but you have children. and lived together. “Said community sources.

“The woman, as we call her, used the heel of her shoe to hit the man’s head from the back, and he sagged and died. She accused him of extramarital affairs.

“His body is in the morgue as we speak. And the woman was arrested, ”he added.

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