A 21-year-old man, identified simply as Chukwudi, is currently at large after allegedly killing his father and mother in Nnewi, Anambra state.
It was gathered that the suspect allegedly killed his parents after a heated argument over their refusal to give him money.
A source said the decomposing body of the couple, said to have been murdered by their only son, was discovered by neighbors, who broke into their apartment when they started perceiving an offensive smell from their apartment on Thursday evening, September 22, 2022.
The already decomposing corpses were found with machete cuts.
It’s suspected that Chukwudi killed his parents three days ago before fleeing to an unknown destination.
It was also claimed that Chukwudi, an undergraduate at a university within Anambra State, is a drug addict and is known for taking Mkpurummiri (Methamphetamine).
The Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, who confirmed the incident on Friday September 23, said the command have launched a manhunt for the suspect who’s currently at large.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng described the discovery of the already decomposing dead bodies in an apartment in Nnewi on 22/9/2022 at about 5:20pm with machete cuts, as act of man’s inhumanity to man. He has ordered immediate manhunt of the suspect. He further directs immediate transfer of the case to State Criminal investigation department for discreet investigation.” Tochukwu said.
Meanwhile, the decomposing bodies have been recovered and deposited in the morgue.
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