Nyankyerenase Pregnant Woman's Death: Suspect Arrested

Following story carried by Fox News that a 40-year-old man alleged to have killed his pregnant wife on suspicion of infidelity is on the run, with the police mounting a search for him, has been arrested. Maxwell Boadi was alleged to have stabbed his wife, Priscilla Owusu, 31, better known as Betty, in the neck before fleeing their room at Nyankyerenease, a suburb of Kumasi, at about 1:00 a.m last Saturday.

Nyankyerenase Pregnant Woman's Death: Suspect Arrested

Following story carried by Fox News that a 40-year-old man alleged to have killed his pregnant wife on suspicion of infidelity is on the run, with the police mounting a search for him, has been arrested.

Maxwell Boadi was alleged to have stabbed his wife, Priscilla Owusu, 31, better known as Betty, in the neck before fleeing their room at Nyankyerenease, a suburb of Kumasi, at about 1:00 a.m last Saturday.

Boadi was said to have been suspecting his wife, a mother of two and carrying a three-month-old pregnancy, of having extramarital affairs.

The Ashanti Regional Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Godwin Ahianyo, confirmed the incident to the Fox news, Isaac Nsiah Foster, last  Saturday, and said at around 2 a.m, one Ama Nyarko reported at the Asuoyeboa Police Station that Boadi, who was a tenant in Ama Nyarko’s house, had stabbed his wife and run away.

He said she informed the police that the victim had been rushed to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for treatment.

ASP Ahianyo said the police found out at the hospital that the victim was brought in dead and the body had been deposited at the hospital’s morgue.

He said an inspection of the body revealed that the deceased was stabbed with a knife in the neck.

Speaking to Fox news Isaac Nsiah Foster ASP Godwin Ahianyo has disclosed, suspect Maxwell Boadi has been arrested from his hideout at Kodie by the Kodie Police Command. 

He said the knife was retrieved from the murder scene.
ASP Ahianyo said the police were in the process of obtaining a court warrant to declare the suspect wanted.

Meanwhile, he said the police and the community watchdog committee were on the manhunt for Boadi.

Credit: Issac Nsiah Foster