Detectives from Lagos Police Command have arrested one Joshua Usulor for killing a female lawyer, Feyitayo Obot in a hotel at Opebi area of Lagos.
During investigation, the 21-year old suspect confessed to have committed the crime.
He said he was motivated to rob the deceased to enable him offset his hotel bill having spent two days above the one day he paid for.
To execute his plans undetected, he claimed he sneaked into the deceased room to steal her money and her phones but the deceased struggled with him but was overpowered. He then stabbed her with a sharp knife on the stomach and used the same knife to slit her throat.
He made away with her phones and a cash sum of twenty six thousand Naira (26,000) only.
Investigation revealed that the deceased was a lawyer who came to Lagos for a business meeting and lodged in a hotel at Opebi, Ikeja.
The autopsy result revealed that the following factors led to the death of the victim: Exsanguination which implies excessive loss of blood (b) Disruption of the left jugular vein and (c) sharp force trauma.
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