The community of Eziokwu Amurri in Nkanu West local Government Area Enugu State last week, thrown into mourning a alleged killing of an 85-year-old woman, Helen Pius, by her son.
and It was reliably gathered that the son of the woman, Emeka Pius, said to be about 50 years old, had allegedly hacked his mother, after they had an altercation.
The security operatives from Nkanu West Division of the Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State Command, promptly rushed to the scene.
they found the victim lying down unconscious in the pool of her own blood, with injuries all over her head.
Ebere Amaraizu a police man confirmed the incident.
the police promptly arrested the suspect and rushed the victim to Agbani District Hospital for medical attention.
However, efforts to save her life were not successful as doctors later confirmed her dead.
Helen Pius was later deposited at the said District Hospital Agbani for post mortem examination while investigations have commenced in full scale,” Mr Amaraizu said.
and the arrested suspect is now helping the police in their investigations,” he added.