A 33-year-old man, Kelechi Williams who allegedly strangled his lover, a 39-year-old mother of four in her apartment at Green Estate, Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos, two weeks ago, in a statement by Lagos State Police Command will soon be apprehended.
All was reportedly going on well for Williams and his international business woman lover and Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director of Edmark International, identified as Njideka Lizzy Nzewe, until July 19, 2014.
According to reports, the late Njideka who was to travel to the United States of America on July 24, 2014, with her kids, had gone to the bank in the company of Williams to withdraw N4 million.
However, at about 2.30 am, Williams allegedly tied her hands,
strangled her and thereafter, made away with over N8 million,
her phones and her Range Rover SUV.
Police sources told Vanguard that the twine used to strangle the
mother of four was found on her neck when they arrived.
Police sources further hinted that homicide detectives at Area ‘E’
Command, Festac Town, were closing in on the suspect.
“During investigation, we discovered that Williams have several
other names. He fled to Ghana immediately he committed the
“Detectives embarked on forensic auditing investigation of his
social media networks and with the assistance of INTERPOL,
they have been able to locate his hideout,” Police sources said.
Preliminary investigations. as gathered, showed that Williams
was one of the deceased’s staff. They were said to have been
going out for some years, in the process of which he proposed
marriage to Lizzy.
But she reportedly turned down the proposal on the ground of
Police sources explained: “During investigation, it was
discovered that when the deceased business expanded, she
employed Williams to manage the Ghana and West Coast branch
of her company. Each time he comes to Nigeria, he exports
goods to Ghana and circulate same to West Coast. During such
visits, he stayed with Lizzy at her private apartment. That could
be the reason why it was easy for him to snuff life out of her.
“On the day he killed Lizzy, he drove to the gate and told the
unsuspecting guard that he was going to cash money from the
Police sources further disclosed that during investigation, the
fleeing suspect was discovered to be on the wanted list of
policemen in Angola and South Africa, over undisclosed
Contacted, spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command,
Ngozi Braide, explained that the deceased was a single mother.
She said: “He strangled the woman with a rope inside her
apartment. He locked up the place, packed her money, phones,
international passports and about N8 million, which she
intended to leave for him to run the business while she would be
“Lizzy’s brother, who was supposed to meet her so that they
could move her things to her new home in Satelite Town, came
over. But after several calls without response, the man became
worried when he noticed that everywhere was locked.
“He, therefore, alerted the police at Festac Police Station, which
prompted policemen to force the door to the woman’s
apartment open and met her lifeless body on the floor.
Investigation is on-going . We will get him.”