A woman, Eunice Ugwuozor, has been stabbed to death by her son, Uchechukwu, in Enugu.
The unsavory incident took place in Ubiekpo Abor community in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, on October 2, 2014.
The motive for the crime is yet to be determined, although the alleged perpetrator has been arrested by the police.
A statement from the Police Public Relations Officer, Enugu State Command, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, explained that the woman was asleep when her son stabbed her around 5:00 am.
Uchechukwu reportedly abandoned the mother’s lifeless body in the house and escaped, before he was apprehended.
The statement released by the police noted that the alleged murderer has an unresolved psychological problem.
Amaraizu further disclosed that “operatives of the State Criminal Investigations Division of the Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Police Force have commenced a full scale investigation to unravel the mystery and circumstances surrounding the alleged stabbing to death of the woman by the son.”
Meanwhile, the dead body of the deceased has been deposited at the mortuary of Our Saviour Hospital, Ninth Mile Corner, Ngwo.