A staff of Makurdi Local Government, Rachel Adetsav, has allegedly killed her husband, her three children before killing herself on Saturday night in Benue State.
One of the neighbours said that her husband, Nicholas Adetsav, was found dead on the floor with foaming on the mouth, the three children murdered before she allegedly stabbed herself to death.
The Benue State Police Command confirmed the incident to journalists on Saturday.
Speaking on behalf of the command, Mr Moses Yamu said, “From the information available to us, the woman has been having issues with her husband which might have culminated into the incident”
The Chairman, Makurdi Local Government Council, Mrs. Akange Audu, confirmed that the couple were employees of the local government council.
“The husband worked in the Department of Finance while his wife worked with the Department of Agriculture,” she said.
She also confirmed that the couple “were always fighting”, adding that the woman had warned neighbors to stay off their fights.
One of the neighbours confirmed that the woman, Rachael Adetsav, usually beats the husband.
According to the eyewitness, the late Rachael first vandalised her husband’s car and bolted the door before killing him and the three children.
However, the Police say an investigation into the case has commenced.