Ghanaian footballer, Solomon Nyantakyi, has confessed to the murder of his mother and 11-year-old sister.
The former Parma of Italy player admitted to the crime on Wednesday after being stopped by police at Milan train station, having fled his home upon killing his 43-year-old mother, Nfum Patience, and sister, Magdalene Nyantakyi on Tuesday night.
His brother, Raymond Nyantakyi, discovered their bodies stabbed to death after returning home from work.
The 21-year-old midfielder was a very promising prospect in the Parma youth academy until their bankruptcy in 2015.
“I remember Solomon, he trained with us at Parma and I had him on the bench more than once during Serie A games,” said former Parma Coach Roberto Donadoni, who now coach Bologna, in a Football Italia report.
“I remember he was very calm, even taciturn. If it really was him who did this, I can’t think what went through his mind. He was a midfielder in the Parma youth academy, then I don’t know what path he took after the bankruptcy.