Man, 34, beheads son; commits suicide


Man, 34, beheads son; commits suicide

A 34-year-old man has decapitated his three-year-old son at Ablekuma here in Accra.

Philip Jakpasu hanged himself after committing the gruesome act today.It is unclear what the motive for his actions was.

Adom FMs Araba Aggrey reports the incident was horrific.

In an interview with tenants and the land lord, it emerged the incident may have been the result of depression.

The deceased person was said to have lost his job, and had problems with the wife.

He was alleged to have threatened to kill the woman and commit suicide.

He carried out the threat except that he killed his three year-old-son instead and committed suicide.

The police have begun investigations into the matter.

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