A young man, Joseph Mark has been arrested by men of the Osun State Command for allegedly killing his mother Christiana Marks (62).

Joseph who is student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko has confessed to the crime at the State Police Command when he (Joseph) was paraded by the police.

The incident which occurred on Sunday 3rd December 2017 at No. 25, Zone 5, Ajetomobi street,  Eko-Ende road,  Ikirun in Ifelodun local government area of Osun State.

The suspect who was said to be insane was alleged to have committed the dastardly act shortly after his father, Adewale Marks left the house to visit his friend at the next street.


The suspect was said to have used cutlass to severe the head of his mother and other parts of the body.

The incident came into the open when the father arrived from his friend only to discover that many people milled round his house and found his wife in her pool of her blood.

An alarm was raised and Ikirun Divisional Police office was alerted leading to his arrest.

Addressing newsmen in Osogbo,  the State Police Commissioner, Fimihan Adeoye speaking through the Command’s Public Relations Officer,  Mrs. Folasade Odoro said that the command had conducted medical examination on the suspect to determine the the level of the insanity of the suspect.

She noted that investigation have commenced on the matter while the photograph of the corpse have been taken place as the corpse had been deposited at hospital morgue for keep.


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