Thomas Kontoh who is believed to be in his early 50’s, allegedly butchered his wife to death. This tragic and bloody action took place in the early hours of this week Tuesday.
The deceased wife is called Lydia Amponsah, whose age range is between 40 to 45years.
They both lived together as husband and wife, at a community called Gbetsile, in the kpone katamanso municipality, near Ashaiman.
The report reaching pazion media is that both of them have one child, who is a male, and 25 years of age.
Their tribe identification wasn’t disclosed to the media, who came to the crime scene for coverage or report to their various media house’s.
The murderer Mr Thomas Kontoh, angrily butchered his wife by eliminating her both ears with a machete. Again he used the machete to butcher her by inflicting wounds all over her body.
When he realized that he has killed his wife, he intentionally took a poisonous liquid substance and drank it. After that, he committed suicide by hanging himself to death.
According to the niece of the deceased, Lydia Amponsah, called Michaela Okata who witnessed the length and breadth of the murderous incident, told the media that she was in the room when the auntie’s husband Mr Thomas Kontoh came inside the room and suddenly quarrel broke between the husband and wife, who are now deceased.
Suddenly Mr Thomas Kontoh took a machete from the room and began to attack Lydia Amponsah with it.
When she realized the incident became bloody and deadly, she decided to shout for public attention and awareness for the neighbours around to come and stop them from quarrelling.
Her shouting did not prevail, nobody came to calm the tempers of Mr Thomas Konthoh and Lydia Amponsah.
When she realized that the quarrelsome has taken a new dimension of butchering, as a young girl she escaped by running for her life
Speaking to some of the residents around in connection to the murdered case, they were all speechless and were very sympathetic for the untimely death of Lydia Amponsah.
One man gathered courage and said this is the first time such an unacceptable and unimaginable murdering incident in regards to a married man butchering his wife to death has ever happened in their community.
New York police in the kpone Katamanso Municipality came to take the corpse of both deceased, and have commenced investigation about the murdered case.
Story by Kwabena Yeboah- founder of Speak your mind movement.