A horrifying incident has happened at koforidua-Kyekyewere, a community near Nyamekrom in the Eastern Region,where a twenty-six-year-old man, Gideon Kojo Asomani Addo, has been apprehended for the killing and burial of his mother in an uncompleted building.
The deceased, Mercy Oforiwaa, a retired staff member of Roads and Highway Authority, was reported missing on June 17, 2023.
Despite the family’s efforts, including reporting her disappearance to the police and making numerous radio announcements, her whereabouts remained unknown.
The suspicion of iron rod theft by a neighbor heightened concerns, leading to Gideon Kojo Asomani’s arrest by police in koforidua.
Shockingly, during police interrogation, he confessed to murdering his mother and burying her in an uncompleted building.
On Wednesday, December 6, 2023, the police accompanied the suspect to the crime scene to verify the alleged burial site.
Traditional leaders in the community poured libation to purify the area.
Subsequently, exhumation will be conducted by police to aid the ongoing investigation.
The daughter of the deceased has been speaking to the media, shedding light on the tragic unfolding of this distressing incident.
According to her the deceased (her mother) was suffering from dementia therefore the family was hoping they find her in few days but six months on they lost hope suspecting foul play.
She said her brother’s strange behavior in recent times deepened their suspicion that he might have killed their mother. Mybrytfm