Man kills, buries pregnant girlfriend

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AN indigene of Rumueperikom community in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State whose name was given as Prince Owabie is presently cooling his heels in detention following his arrest by the police for allegedly killing and burying his pregnant girlfriend inside his apartment.

According to police reports, Owabie killed his victim, one Better Nwabueze and buried her inside his one-room apartment around Wimpy Junction by Ikwerre Road in Port Harcourt before his arrest yesterday following a tip-off.

A resident of Rumuepirikom, who gave his name as Nyemanu Onuoha, said the suspect was also known as J-Boy in the community, adding that many people knew him to be the victim’s boyfriend.

Efforts to confirm the incident with police authorities were futile, but it was gathered that remains of the slain pregnant lady was yet to be exhumed with the suspect moved to State Criminal Investigative and Intelligence Department (SCIID) and security men deployed to the suspect’s compound to prevent any breakdown of law and order.

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