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Two more suspects arrested in connection to murder of three at Abesim

Two more suspects have been arrested for the gruesome murder of three persons at Abesim near Sunyani in the Bono East Region.

Two more suspects have been arrested for the gruesome murder of three persons at Abesim near Sunyani in the Bono East Region.

The unnamed suspects are believed to be connected to a 28-year-old Richard Appiah who is in police custody in Sunyani after he was arrested for killing three people and storing their body parts in his double door fridge.

The lifeless body of one of the victims who is also the suspect’s 12-year-old stepbrother, Louis Agyemang, and a yet-to-be-identified body was also found in his apartment.

The three suspects are currently assisting the police in investigations.

Background

The Ghana Police Service have arrested a popular footballer and sports commentator in the Sunyani Municipality called Richard Appiah Popularly known as ” Fire Man” for alleged murder.

A Search in his room by the police saw three severed Human Heads packed in his fridge.

Confirming the news, the father of one of the deceased victims, Mr Thomas Agyei explained that the footballer reportedly lured his son, 13-year-old Louis Agyemang Junior from a football park at Sunyani Abesim into his room and killed him.

The boy who is a twin had left for the park for football training.

In the evening, efforts to trace the young boy proved futile. One of his friends called Tweneboa informed the parents that they saw him in the company of the sports commentator and footballer “Fire Man”.

When they approached him, he denied seeing the boy entirely. That gave the parents some suspicion because Tweneboa still insisted that the two were seen walking together in the afternoon.

A visit to the House of the sports commentator saw one of his doors locked. After interrogation, he explained that the keys to the room have gotten missing.

The Angry parents gathered some ” Area boys” to break into the room only to find the body of Louis Agyemang Junior lying prostrate in cold blood with his head slashed away.

The area boys pounced on “Fire Man” and gave him some hot beating before he was handed over to the Sunyani Abesim Police.

A search by the police discovered human being body parts in a sack. In his fridge, he had three human heads including that of Louis Agyemang.

The Abesim Police have also handed him over to the Bono Regional Police Command for further investigations.

The three human heads and the body of Louis Agyemang Junior have been deposited at Best Care Mortuary at Mantukwa in the Sunyani West Municipality.

Investigation

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Dr George Akuffo Dampare, has directed the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Headquarters to provide technical support to Bono Regional CID to investigate the murder of three persons at Abesim in the Bono Region to its logical conclusion.

The murder case involves one Richard Appiah, a 28-year-old architect, suspected to have murdered 12 and 15 years old young old men and a yet-to-be-identified man whose bodies were found in his living quarters in Alaska near Abesim on Friday, August 20, 2021.

The Police in collaboration with members of the community arrested suspect Richard Appiah who is currently in Police custody assisting the investigation.

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Dr George Akuffo Dampare, has commended the police and the community for the swift response in arresting the suspect and entreats that civil-police collaboration should be deepened to promote peace and security in the society.

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