A 23-year-old bricklayer, Adebayo Kingsley, has allegedly killed his 46-year-old lover, a widow and mother of four, Rosemary Ifeoma, popularly called Mama Samuel.
He was said to have hit the deceased with a plank and had carnal knowledge of her thereafter at her residence in Ugbor, Edo State. He was earlier accused of hitting the head of her 13 years old boy and then pounced on the woman, thinking the son was d*ad .
According to an eyewitness, on July 16, the deceased’s 13-year-old son after regaining consciousness from his confrontation with the suspect in the night, informed neighbors of what had happened.
He was rushed to the hospital for treatment and later narrated the story of how the suspected attacked them. He led others to the place where the suspect was working and immediately he sighted the boy, he took to his heels until he was pursued and arrested by the police.
During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime.