Man 23, stabs his parents to death in Lagos

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A scary incidence occured  at house  No 6, Akeem Gbadamosi Street, in the Ejigbo area of Lagos State, a man  Micheal Okhide 23, stabbed his parents Clement and Toyin to death and hereafter absconded.

According to Punch metro, Michael was at home with his parents as at the time he carried out the act following some fracas in the house.

Michael was also alleged to have stabbed his sister  Mercy, an NYSC serving corp member, who just returned home around 5.30pm, from her primary place of assignment.

Rccounting her side of the story, Mercy said when she got home, she saw blood stains everywhere adding that her brother allegedly attacked her but she was lucky to escape with injuries.

She said, “When I got home around 5.30pm, I met the entrance door open and saw blood on the net.

The door to the kitchen was also open but when I entered into the kitchen, I saw that there was bloodstain everywhere and I became scared.

“As I was leaving the kitchen, I heard my mummy screaming my name that I should run, and immediately, I saw Michael came where I was and I saw bloodstains on him.

“He told me to come inside and I refused, so, both of us started struggling and he stabbed me in my stomach and my hands but I was lucky that the cut was not deep. He wanted to prevent me from escaping but I was lucky to escape and he ran back inside and later I heard that he ran away and locked the gate with a padlock.”

A resident in the area, who identified himself has Salau, said Michael absconded after perpetrating the crime, alleging that he was a drug addict that had been rusticated from three universities.

“I know that boy that killed his parents; he stabbed the mother and the father to death and also stabbed his sister who just got back from work where she is serving but she was able to run out of the house and survived. The police from the Ejigbo Police Division visited the scene of the crime yesterday to evacuate the corpses and also came today for further investigation.

“Nobody was around when he stabbed his parents to death in their apartment. That boy has been a torn in their flesh and was a drug addict that had been rusticated from three private universities. He ran away after perpetrating the crime.”


 The state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said  the corpses of the deceased have been deposited in the morgue at Isolo General Hospital, he also disclosed that a manhunt has been launched for the arrest of Michael.

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