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Benue woman kills husband, three kids; commits suicide

A woman late last night allegedly killed her husband, three children and also took her own life in Makurdi, the Benue state capital.

DAILY POST gathered that the sad incident occured at their residence on Vandeikya Street in the state capital.

A source said the ugly incident may have been as a result of a misunderstanding between the couple.

It was gathered that the windshields of the vehicle belonging to her husband was also smashed.

Until his death, the husband, Nicholas Adetsav was an administrative staff of the local government service commission.

Confirming the development to DAILY POST on Saturday, the Benue State Police Command PRO, ASP Moses Yamu, said the bodies have been deposited at St. Theresa’s Mortuary, Makurdi for autopsy.

“Meanwhile, the commissioner has ordered full investigation to unravel the circumstances behind the murder of the family,” Yamu told our reporter.

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