Some unknown assailants stabbed one Mrs Eunice Omaye Odoba to death in Otukpo, Benue State, on Sunday.
Eunice, 55, wife of a pastor of The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement, and a mother of three, was stabbed on her chest in her house after her brother, Adoba Ma, dropped her off in the morning.
Mac said he got to know the death of his sister when he received a call from someone who works close to her house that he should rush down to his sister’s place, noting that when he arrived, he met the corpse of the lady.
“When we finished the family meeting around 6.30am yesterday (Sunday), she said she was rushing to church and I was the one who took her on my motorcycle and dropped her at the junction to her house and we parted.
“Only for me to receive a call from someone, who was working around her house around 3pm that I should rush down to my sister’s house.
“On getting there, I saw some of her church members, who I later learnt said that they did not see her in church, which was very unusual, and they decided to check her at home.
“I saw her lying down in a pool of her own blood and discovered that she was stabbed in the topmost part of her breast,” the Punch quoted Mac as saying.
It was learnt that Eunice before her death stayed alone in the house as her husband left for missionary work in Equatorial Guinea in February this year.
Her brother explained that Eunice, was the proprietress of Verda International School, Otukpo, and her children, two boys and a girl, live outside the city.
Her only daughter was a student of the School of Nursing, Enugu, one of her male children is a serving youth corps member and the other a banker in Abuja.
Her body has since been evacuated and deposited in the morgue by the Nigeria Police, Otukpo Division.
But when contacted, DSP Catherine Anene, the state police command spokesperson, said she had yet to receive the report of the incident.
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