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Ekiti News reports that a tragic incident occurred in Ado-Ekiti as a man identified as Onipede Dare reportedly stabbed his wife to death over alleged infidelity.

The incident occurred over the weekend at Christ Avenue in the Adebayo area of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

According to a resident of the area who preferred to remain anonymous, the tragic incident took place on Saturday morning.

Another source disclosed that before the altercation, the couple had sent their older child on an errand and locked the door to their apartment.

The altercation ensued over an unspecified issue. Onipede, who is a law enforcement agent, and his deceased wife, who worked in a chemist shop, reportedly stabbed each other with sharp objects.

The exact nature of the objects used in the attack, whether a knife or a bottle, was not specified.

A source said, “They locked themselves up inside their apartment with their younger child of about five years.

“The man confronted the deceased over allegations that she was cheating on him, a fight ensued leading him to stab his wife to death.

“At that moment, people had came to separate the fight only to meet the door to their apartment locked. When they could not break the door open, some of the people around removed some of the building ceiling to gain entry into their apartment.

“They met the deceased and her husband injuries all over their bodies. The woman, Kumapayi Arinola was said to have been unconscious and was immediately rushed to the hospital but she gave up the ghost before they get to the hospital”.

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