Househelp murders employer, mother two days after resuming work

Joseph Ogbu, a 22-year-old househelp has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly killing his employer, Oreoluwa John, 38 and her 89-year-old mother, Adegoke John, two days after he was employed.

Image of a househelp who murdered employer and her mother, two days after resuming work

It was reported that Ogbu had stabbed Oreoluwa to death, yesterday around 2 am at her residence at 4, Ogunlana Drive, Surulere, Lagos. He is also being held for the death of Adegoke.

After which he tried fleeing in the elderly woman’s car, filled with her valuables before he was apprehended by residents.

The Lagos State Police Command spokesperson, Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent (DSP) has confirmed the story. He said the crime scene has been sealed off and the corpses of the two victims have been taken to Mainland Hospital, Yaba for autopsy.