Details of how 25-year-old Matthew Iyede was stabbed to death by his three friends following an argument over the deceased’s girlfriend were still sketchy at the time of filing this report.
On paper, it’s known that the young man was killed at Blue Sea Restaurant and Bar near Delta State University Abraka in Eku, Ethiope East LGA of Delta State on Sunday 19 September 2016.
Victor Iyede, a relative of Matthew told newsmen during a phone call interview:
“I don’t reside in Eku. He was stabbed at a plaza close to Eku Town Hall. He was stabbed over a girl.
“Those involved are at large. Names of the suspected murderers have been submitted to the police.”
PRO of Delta State Police Command, Celestina Kalu, confirming the incident said:
“The vigilante group in collaboration with the police arrested two suspects in connection with the case.
“The names of the suspects are Kevwe Edward (21yrs) and Lucky Grant (19yrs). The suspects will be transferred to SCIIDC for discreet investigation and diligent prosecution.”