The Ada Police Command in the Greater Accra Region has arrested David Ayornu, 31, popularly known as Rapper Bee, for slashing his wife’s belly and killing her instantly.
According to residents of Lufenya, near Kasseh in the Ada East District, Ayornu stabbed his wife with a knife in the belly and dragged it multiple times.
In an interview with the Ghana News Agency, Chief Superintendent Atsu Dzineku, Ada Divisional Commander confirmed the incident and subsequent arrest of the suspect.
He said the District Police Command on Friday, June 3, received information from Nene Glover Ayornu, the Chief of Lufenya, and Akrofi Mensah the Assembly Member for Amlakpo Electoral Area, that they heard a loud noise in a nearby room around 01:30 hours.
“So, the Chief quickly rushed there because the noise was loud and unusual. He found out that David Ayornu’s wife, Theresa Kwao, was lying dead with her intestines out,” he said.
“According to the Chief, the said David Ayornu was found in the same room where the victim laid, so they came for Police assistance to know who caused that,” he added.
Chief Supt. Dzineku noted that Police swiftly rushed to the scene and identified a man believed to be 31 years old, as a suspect.
“Police were shown the room, where a female adult was seen wearing only a bead and a pant lying in a pool of blood with the face down with the intestine out.”
He explained that initial inspection of the body revealed that bones of the chest, the intestines and a sharp knife with blood stains on it were found lying in the room, about 2 feet from the body.
He said photographs were taken and the body was deposited at Health Star Funeral Services, near Kasseh for autopsy and preservation at Addokope.
The Ada Divisional Commander explained that the suspect, Ayornu, has been arrested and taken to the Ada District Hospital, where he was examined and discharged but still in Police custody for further investigations.
He said the knife was retrieved and kept for the investigation, adding that the Police have commenced investigations into the incident.
Chief Supt. Dzineku stated that it Is too soon to unravel what led to the death of Theresa Kwao.