A 36 year old man, Chijioke Ani and his wife have been found dead on their farmland in Mgbaleze Isu community in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State last weekend. While Ani was found dangling from a tree, his wife was found seriously battered in a manner locals suspected to be murder.
“Yes, it is true that the couple died at the farm but I am thinking that may be one thing led to another and the man killed his wife and hanged himself because the area is peaceful, no any dispute in the community,” he told Premium Times.
A local chief, Sylvanus Ani, who spoke on the incident saiD
“Both of them went to the farm and did not return home. At a time everyone was disturbed so we informed other villagers that helped and mobilized themselves and went in search of them and finally found the wife, Ngozi Chijioke, lying dead in her pool of blood with marks of violence all over her body while Chijioke Ani was found hanging on a tree’’.
Further investigation by the police is ongoing.