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Woman stabs sister to death in Ondo

A 62 year-old woman, Mrs Yemi Olasehinde,of Okedasa area of Ondo town was allegedly stabbed to death yesterday by her younger sister, Iyanu Olasehinde.

Although details of the incident still remains sketchy, it was learnt that the victim

was deported from the United States of America[USA] some years ago.

The duo were said to have engaged each other in a hot argument over the inheritance of their late father, before the suspect, a worker in one of the local government Councils in Ondo State ,allegedly used a knife to stab her elder sister.

One of the sources in the area told DailyPost that, the suspect was in the house on the fateful day, when an argument ensued between him and his sister, resulting to exchange of uncomplimentary words.

It led to a situation where the suspect allegedly took a kitchen knife and stabbed the late woman.

The Victim raised the alarm which attracted neighbours, who rushed her to a private hospital where she was later confirmed dead by doctors.

When our correspondent visited the house where the incident happened, everywhere was stained with blood.

Similarly, shops and other residential houses located in the area were shut, while some members of the family gathered outside the house ,discussing the incident.

The Divisional Police Officer in charge of Enuowa Police Station, Mr Ebenezer Adegalu, a superintendent of police [SP] was not available for comment.

However,a senior police officer, who spoke in confidence confirmed the incident ,adding that the remains of the deceased had been deposited at the Ondo State Specialist Hospital morgue in Ondo town.

He added that investigation on the matter has since commenced while the suspect and five other arrested persons in connection with the incident have been transferred to the Homicide Section at the Police Command Headquarters in Akure ,the Ondo state capital for further investigation.

Police Spokesman,Wole Ogodo said he was yet to get full report on the incident.

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