The family of a 29-year old lady, Elohor Oniorosa, is seeking justice over her alleged murder. Elohor Oniorosa was a teacher in a private school, who was allegedly killed during a visit to her boyfriend, Osaretin David, a truck driver.
The incident occurred in Iguadolor community, Ovia North-East Local Government Area, Edo State, on Christmas eve, December 24,2021.
Elohor’s parents explained that she decided to go visit her boyfriend who was reportedly ill. After waiting for hours for their daughter to return home after the visit to her boyfriend’s house, they began to call her phone line but received no answers. They decided to visit the apartment that evening.
Elohor’s mother, Comfort Oniorosa, told Channels that her daughter left the house for her boyfriend’s place thinking that his illness would have gotten worse.
Comfort Oniorosa also lamented that the victim didn’t brush as she uregntly left to her boyfriend’s house after receiving a call from him, on Christmas eve.
The victim’s father, Williams Oniorosa, said the visit to the house of her boyfriend led to the discovery of his daughter in a pool of blood in the apartment of her boyfriend. The situation prompted him and the landlord to alert the police authorities.
“When we got there, the landlord just pushed the door open and all we saw is that my daughter was lying in the pool of blood. Everywhere, both the bedspread, the whole wall of the house was stained with blood. So I and the landlord of the house had to rush to the police,” he said.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Bello Kontongs, confirmed the incident. He said that the victim was found dead with deep machete cuts on parts of her body in the apartment of the young man who had recently returned from Ghana. He also disclosed that a manhunt was on to apprehend the suspect who is on the run.
The Police Public Relations Officer said that the police would do everything humanly possible to unravel the circumstance that led to the murder of the victim.