A District Court in Madina has remanded into police custody, one Prince Charles Dedjoe, a businessman, suspected of killing his wife.
The suspect has been provisionally charged with murder and is to reappear before the court on March 22, 2021.
He was arrested on Sunday, March 7, 2021, for allegedly killing his wife in their residence at East Legon.
The Accra Regional Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Effia Tenge told Citi News that the father of the deceased said a day before the incident, his daughter had complained to him about being severely assaulted by her husband.
She said the victim was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.
The Police Command said a day after the incident, the suspect, Charles Dedjoe filed a police report saying that at about 3:20 am on the said day, he rushed out from bed upon hearing his wife scream only to find her lying unconscious on their staircase.
He told the police that he, together with his two children, quickly rushed to the hospital.
Meanwhile, the police say they are currently investigating the case.
Police investigate the death of a 43-year-old woman at East Legon
On 06/03/21, one Prince Charles Dedjoe of East Legon reported to police that on the same day around 3:20 am, whilst they were asleep, he heard the wife scream only to come out and find her wife, Lilian Dedjoe aged 43 years lying unconscious on their staircase.
He, together with his two children, rushed the wife to the hospital but she was pronounced dead shortly on arrival.
Police proceeded to the said hospital to ascertain the report. As police investigations were underway and autopsy to be done on the body, on 06/03/2021 the deceased father, reported to police that a day before his daughter’s demise, she complained to him that she was severely assaulted by her husband, Prince Charles Dedjoe and that had led to the death of her daughter.
Suspect Prince Charles Dedjoe was arrested to that effect and in custody to be sent to court for remand today.