Residents of Windy Ridge a suburb of Takoradi woke up on Wednesday to the murder of a 48-year-old woman living in an uncompleted building in the area.
ASP Olivia Adiku, the Regional Police Public Relations Officer told the GNA in Takoradi that one Fuseina Ali a resident of Windy Ridge, came to the station at the early hours to lodge a complaint that his neighbour, one Francis Kwofie had attacked and brutally assaulted his wife, Akoley Klotey and she has become unconscious.
She said the police therefore went to the scene where they saw the woman aged about 48years lying naked on the floor unconscious.
ASP Adiku said the woman was rushed to the Effia Nkwanta hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
The Police PRO said a careful inspection on the body revealed multiple marks of injuries on the deceased’s body and that the body has since been deposited at the same hospital Mortuary autopsy.
Meanwhile, Francis Kwofie, also 48 years, a private security officer working with had been detained by the Police for further investigation.
Initial GNA investigations disclosed that the suspect allegedly beat his wife to death on the grounds of infidelity.