Nigerian doctor kills wife, attempts to strangle his two sons before committing suicide in Texas

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Nigerian doctor kills wife, attempts to strangle his two sons before committing suicide in Texas

Sugar Land police in Texas are investigating the death of a Nigerian couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide. 

 

The husband and wife identified as Benjamin Okigbo and Theresa Okigbo were found dead at their Greatwood home on Friday morning, December 18.

 

Nigerian doctor kills wife, attempts to strangle his two sons before committing suicide in Texas

 

The discovery was made around 10:05 am at the Greatwood Subdivision in the 1500 block of Brookstone Lane. Police said the case is being investigated as a murder-suicide.

 

On Saturday, Police said that their investigation revealed that Benjamin Okigbo strangled Theresa Okigbo to death. He then attempted to kill both of his 21-year-old sons by strangling them before he eventually killed himself by hanging.

 

Both of the sons survived the attack with injuries that are not life-threatening. They are both receiving treatment at a hospital. 

 

Nigerian doctor kills wife, attempts to strangle his two sons before committing suicide in Texas

 

On Friday morning, the couple’s daughter, who doesn’t live at the home, went there after she became concerned. She then called 911 and told the dispatchers that her…



Source: Linda Ikeji