A 30-year-old mason has allegedly killed three people including his girlfriend and a two-week old baby at Asuoso in the Offinso North District of the Ashanti Region.
The other victim is said to be the suspect’s four-year old step son.
The suspect, who has been identified as Shadrack, branded in the area as Kwaata according to residents murdered his girlfriend, Portia Yerebe, 25, and later poisoned, four year old Nti Joseph and the two week old child.
The sad incident according to the residents occurred on Monday January 29, 2024.
A source in the community revealed to OTEC News Reporter Jacob Agyenim Boateng that, mother of Portia Yerebe visited her daughter who was leaving with the boyfriend in the morning to bath the baby but realized their room was locked.
She went back and returned in the evening to check on them only to find the room still locked, sensing danger, the Mother informed some opinion leaders in the community and broke into the room.
The source added that, the opinion leaders saw the lifeless body of the three deceased persons after they forcefully entered the room and immediately informed the police.
Kwaata is alleged to have killed Portia Yerebe with a sharp object as her body was seen with severe cuts on the neck with blood oozing from the cut.
The two children were also seen with foam on their mouths prompting an alleged poisoning.
The suspect according to the source is currently on the run while police has convey the bodies to a morgue for autopsy
Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Jacob Agyenim Boateng