A young man simply identified as Chukwudi has reportedly killed his mother and father in Nnewi, Anambra state.
It was gathered that the 21-year-old man who is a undergraduate of a university in Anambra, is the only son of the deceased couple, Mr. and Mrs Micheal Ulor, from Nsukka.
Decomposing remains of the couple were found on Thursday evening, September 22, 2022, with machete cuts in their apartment at Mr. Moses Nnodu’s compound in Abubor Nnewichi-Nnewi, close to Orie Agbo Market.
A source familiar with the incident stated that the suspect allegedly killed his parents after a heated argument over their refusal to give him money.
It’s suspected that Chukwudi killed his parents three days ago before he fled to an unknown destination.
According to reports, neighbors who began smelling foul odors coming from their bedroom were the ones who found the corpses.
Neighbours stated that Chukwudi is a drug addict and known for taking Mkpurummiri (Methamphetamine)
A manhunt has been lunched for the culprit, according to State Police Command spokesperson DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, who verified the unfortunate incident on Friday, September 23.
“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 5:20 pm with machete cuts, as an act of man’s inhumanity to man.
“He has ordered an immediate manhunt of the suspect. He further directed the immediate transfer of the case to State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation.”