Woman allegedly murdered by husband for infidelity

A 48-year-old man is in the grips of the law for allegedly killing his wife at Windy Ridge in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis of the Western Region.

Francis Kwofie, a private security officer, is said to have beaten his wife, Akoley Klotey, to death after accusing her of infidelity.

Western Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Olivia Ewurabena Adiku, explains on Wednesday at about 5:00 am, one Fuseina Ali of Windy Ridge went to the police station and reported the incident. Fuseina Ali, a neighbour to the deceased, indicated in her report to the police that Francis Kwofie brutally assaulted the wife until she became unconscious.

ASP Adiku claimed that the police rushed to the scene and met the woman, aged about 48 years, lying naked unconscious in an uncompleted building.

She was rushed to the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital in Sekondi for treatment but was pronounced dead on arrival.

According to the PRO, when the body was carefully inspected, multiple bruises were found on it.

The body was later deposited at the same hospital mortuary awaiting an autopsy.

Police pointed out that initial investigation into the case revealed that the suspect purportedly beat his wife to death on grounds of infidelity.

She added that Francis Kwofie had been detained for further investigation.”