A popular butcher has reportedly stabbed his wife to death in Warri, Delta State.
The incident happened on Thursday evening, April 13, 2023.
The matter is before the Police and the suspect is cooling his heels in a police cell.
According to reports, the suspect tried to scoop hot water to bathe, after he returned home from Igbudu market where he butchers and sells meat. However, his wife allegedly asked him not to touch the water claiming he does not give them money for upkeep or to fill the gas at home.
Butcher stabs his wife to death during fight in Delta
The suspect reportedly ignored his wife and went straight to the gas to scoop the hot water. A fight broke out between the couple which led to the suspect allegedly stabbing his wife severally until she collapsed.
At that point, the suspect rushed his wife to a private hospital for treatment where she died.
Pained by the development, his daughter rushed to the Police Station and reported the matter and the suspect was immediately arrested.