The Police in Enugu State have begun investigation into the circumstances that led to the death of a couple at Nchatancha, Emene Nike, Enugu East Local Council on Tuesday.
Francis Okonkwo Uzo, 41 and his wife, Ozoemena, 40, were said to have died at their residence after a fight over a yet to be established issue. They were said to have inflicted injuries on each other.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Ebere Amaraizu, Francis and Ozoemena had lived their “lives together until the tragic incident of Tuesday, which ended it”.
He said Francis had allegedly returned home that afternoon and pounced on the wife over a yet to be established issue and in the process, inflicted her with several body injuries.
“She was taken to the hospital where she was confirmed dead by the doctor”, he said. He disclosed that the husband, Francis who was already in coma after the fight, was rushed to the Annunciation Hospital, Emene for medical attention, but was confirmed dead on arrival. He said thorough investigation to unravel circumstances surrounding the incident had begun.