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Pastor hacks wife to death in front of their 7-month-old child

By Mason White 5:16 AM February 22, 2016
Patience Ekukpe 

By: Feng Qian
Police are looking for a pastor who was accused of killing his wife in front of their child, police in Nigeria said.

Edo State police that Henry Ekupke, hacked his wife to death in front of their 7-month-old daughter.

After inflicting deep cuts to the body of Patience Ekukpe, Henry Ekupke fled from his home located at 19 Uloko Street.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, found the woman on the floor of the living room, suffering from deep cut wounds to the face, arms and chest.

The husband left behind a note with 10 complaints against this wife. Police have urged anyone with information in the whereabouts of the pastor to come forward.

The child was handed over to family members.