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Man Kills Himself after Stabbing Wife to Death

According to reports, Opong returned from a drinking joint in a nearby trading center at around 9:00pm on Sunday and started assaulting his wife using a panga, leaving her in a critical state before he took off.

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A 38-year-old man in Kwania district who has been in hiding after killing his wife has been found dead.

Kenneth Opong, a resident of Adaglako cell in Ayabi ward, Ayabi Town Council reportedly stabbed his wife Beatrice Kia, 26, after a domestic misunderstanding.

According to reports, Opong returned from a drinking joint in a nearby trading center at around 9:00pm on Sunday and started assaulting his wife using a panga, leaving her in a critical state before he took off.

His neighbors rushed to the scene when the deceased made an alarm and they attempted to rush her to a nearby clinic, but she died on the way.

Innocent Ogwal, a brother of the deceased, says the couple had been having  misunderstanding, with each accusing the other of cheating, a matter that went before the clan leaders several times but was not settled.

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Moses Okello, the LCI Chairperson of Alak A Village in Ogwil parish, who is neighbouring Adaklako cell, says Opong was a drug addict and was always  violent. 

His body was discovered on Monday morning, few meters away from his home.

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Sgt. Lawrence Okello, the Officer in charge Ayabi Police Station confirmed the incident, saying the Opong's body was taken to Lira Regional Referral hospital for postmortem.

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