Mankessim killing: Suspects confessed nurse was murdered for money rituals – Police
The suspect in the Mankessim killing of the nursing student has confessed to the Ghana Police Service that the murder of the victim was done for money rituals.
Mankessim killing: Suspects confessed nurse was murdered for money rituals
The Police arrested the suspect for murdering and burying a 25-year-old nursing student at Mankesim in the Central Region, have confessed to committing the crime.
The deceased, Georgina Asor Botwe, was reported missing on September 10, 2022 she traveled to attend an interview and failed to return. The information available indicated every effort to reach her proved futile as her mobile phone was also off.
The two have admitted to “murdering the victim for money rituals,” according to a statement from the police.
When questioned by police, suspect Michael Darko—who is said to be the senior sister of the murdered victim and was last seen with her—led them to the spot where they had buried the body after she had been killed.
After being exhumed, the body was placed in the morgue of the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital for preservation and an autopsy.
The two defendants were arraigned today, September 22, 2022, at District Court II in Cape Coast and were remanded to appear in court again on October 4, 2022.