ENUGU— A 65-year-old man, Mr. Felix Atta, a native of Umuonu Umuida community, Enugu Ezike in Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State has allegedly been killed by his son.
The alleged murderer identified as one Ejiofor Atta, according to the police, used a machete to slaughter his father for reasons yet to be known.
He was said to have gone into hiding after committing the crime and security men and family members have commenced manhunt for him.
According to report, Ejiofor, about six years ago murdered his mother.
The unfortunate incident took place at about 2 p.m on May 18 at Umuonu Umuida where the son of the deceased allegedly machetes his father who was believed to be about 65 years old to a state of unconsciousness.
The victim was, however, rushed to the General Hospital, Ogrute Enugu Ezike where he was confirmed dead while his corpse was deposited at the hospital’s mortuary.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu, DSP, confirmed the incident, saying the command had already commenced investigation into the incident.