A 25-year-old woman has been found dead in the room of Jenali Guest House in Somanya in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region.
The deceased identified as Believe Sakitey, a petty trader in vegetables, was suspected to have been murdered by a man who gave his name as Charles Tetteh to the receptionist.
According to the Crime Officer of the Somanya District Police Command of the Ghana Police Service, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Ms. Sylvia Esinam Aforkpa, the manager of Guest House reported at the police station that a young lady was found dead in one of the rooms.
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She said a team of investigators from the Regional Police in Koforidua was dispatched to the scene where the investigators found in the handbag of the deceased an identity card bearing the name Believe Sakitey.
She stated that a knife that was stained with blood and wrapped in black polythene kept under the mattress was also retrieved.
ASP Esenam said a phone number at the back of a Yellow Fever Card was also found in the bag adding that when the person was called who identified himself as the elder brother of the deceased, Bright Kekeli, and said the deceased was the younger sister.
The family members of the deceased were asked to report to the morgue to identify the body.
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However, the body of the deceased was taken to Atua Government Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy whilst investigations continued.