A 26-year-old footballer has allegedlymurdered his girlfriend atHo in the Volta Region, after which he attempted suicide.
According to reports, the suspect identified as Jay Dordorye after killing his 25 year-old girlfriend Harriet Kafui Ahiati attempted to take his own life.
Reports say, Jay slit his throat and stabbed himself in the stomach twice but did not die.
The incident, which resulted in many trooping to the scene has created fear and panic amongst residents living in the area.
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According to the mother of the deceased, the couple has been dating for over six years noting they started when the deceased was still at JHS 3.
She noted that the two were finally allowed to continue with the relationship after several failed attempts by both families to separate the young couple at the initial stages.
She said, “The two have been there for more than six years. Initially, we didn’t agree to the relationship so we attempted separating them but the two wouldn’t yield and so we allowed them to move on. They have lived nicely, the young man would come here, eat and sleep here.”
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“Up until last night, I didn’t know the two had any serious issues. I only got back from my trip to meet a crowd here in my home and my daughter dead in a pool of blood,” she added.
Meanwhile, the remains of Harriet Kafui Ahiati has been deposited at the Ho teaching hospital morgue by the police while the suspect battles for his life at the same facility.
This comes less than two weeks after a Level 300 student of the Evangelical Presbyterian University College died after she was allegedly assaulted by her boyfriend.
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