A 29-year-old man, Rex Kpanor, a cleaner at the Cardio Thoracic Centre, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, has been arrested for allegedly killing his girlfriend at Labadi, a suburb of Accra, Ghana.
The victim, Christiana Ohenewaa Anim, a mother of three was purportedly killed following a misunderstanding between her and the suspect.
Rex is currently in the custody of the Labadi police assisting in investigation.
He said “I am satisfied that she is dead and I don’t regret killing her. Now the police can do whatever they want to do with me.”
The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Police Hospital morgue for preservation.
According to reports, Chief Superintendent Oduro Anning, La District Police Commander, said on May 11, 2017, at about 12pm, a woman rushed to the police station to report that a man had butchered his wife in a house close to her restaurant.
Police proceeded to the scene but were told the victim had been rushed to the La General Hospital for treatment.
He said when police followed up at the hospital, they were told the victim had died and so the body had been conveyed to the Police Hospital.
Rex Kpanor, who is the father of the three children, was later identified as the person who butchered the woman
The family of the deceased was asked to help apprehend the suspect who had gone into hiding after allegedly committing the act.
At the police station, Rex, who reportedly claimed he was not remorseful about what he had done, told the police that he was satisfied that the wife was dead