Delta State Police Command has arrested a middle-aged man, David Olori, who murdered his 42-year-old wife, Oghogho Olori, in Ozoro, Isoko North Local Government Area of the state.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the arrest in a statement on Friday, November 11, 2022.
According to the PPRO, police acted on a distress call from the younger brother of the victim who found her dead in their apartment.
The victim’s brother had visited because he had not heard from her for some time but discovered that the door to the apartment was locked.
“On 2/11/2020, the DPO Ozoro received a distress call that on same date, the house of one Oghogho Olori ‘f’ aged 42years was visited by her younger brother who has not heard from her for some time, but he discovered that the door to the apartment was locked from outside which an offensive odour was emitting from the apartment,” the statement read.
“The DPO swiftly mobilized men who broke into the apartment and discovered that the victim has been murdered and the husband was nowhere to be found.
“The Command embarked on a manhunt of the husband who was suspected to have committed the offense.
“Consequently, on 3/11/2022, the husband of the victim reported himself at the Police station and confessed to the crime stating that he murdered her over a disagreement. Investigation is ongoing.”
Meanwhile, a family member of the deceased who craved anonymity, said the suspect and husband of the deceased hailed from Umolo Olomu in Ughelli South Local Government Area.