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25-year-old woman found dead in pool of blood at Somanya guesthouse

General information for Friday, April 9, 2021


The body was taken to the government hospital in Atua for safekeeping [File photo]

Somanya District Police Command is seeking information to investigate a murder case involving a 25-year-old woman.

The lady was found in a pool of blood in a guest room in Somanya Low Cost, Yilo Krobo Municipality, Eastern Region.

According to the police report, the victim and a man, named Charles Tetteh, booked accommodation at the Gameli Guest House on Monday at around 3:00 p.m.

At noon on Tuesday, when it was time for them to leave, the manager of the guesthouse visited the room they had reserved to find the lady in a pool of blood.
The case was reported to the police.

When the police entered the room, the victim’s body was lying upright sideways on the bed in a pool of blood.

Upon inspection, the police discovered that the deceased had been stabbed several times with a knife on the neck and chest.

The knife used to commit the crime was found by police in the guest room.

There was no sign of the man he was staying with.

A handbag believed to belong to the deceased was found on the chair.

It contained identification with the name Believe Sackitey and a yellow fever vaccination card with a phone number that happened to be his brother’s.

The body was taken to the government hospital in Atua for storage and autopsy.

Eastern Regional Police PRO Seargent Francis Gumado advises guest house managers and hoteliers to require national IDs with cardholders’ names on them to authenticate incoming guests to allow police to reduce the burden. nature of these crimes.

He expressed concern over the trend of killings in guest houses and hotels in recent times.

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