Man murders wife, reports to police

A 45-year-old farmer, allegedly shot dead his wife at Lele, a suburb of Prang, in the Bono East Region, and handed himself over to the police

Yaw Muntom told the police that a quarrel ensued between him and his wife, Abena Jayon, 30, leading to the alleged murder.

Muntom allegedly told the police that in course of the quarrel, he went to his room for his single barrel gun and shot her.

After his arrest, he led the police to the crime scene (his house) and showed them his wife, lying in a pool of blood and a gun beside her.

An examination of the body by the police revealed gunshot wound on her left shoulder close to the neck and an empty BB cartridge found in the gun chamber.

The body has been deposited at the Matthias Catholic Hospital Morgue, Yeji, for autopsy as Muntom is in custody. -GNA

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