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Woman dies of physical attack

Woman dies in Ho after boyfriend allegedly assaulted her

Woman dies of physical attack

A Level 300 student of the Evangelical Presbyterian University College

has died after she was allegedly assaulted by her boyfriend.

The boyfriend of the 31-year-old, Kumah Philip Ceasar, is the

Deputy Director of Youth Employment Agency (YEA) at Akatsi North.

According to sources, he has been assaulting the deceased for some time now.

Yesutor Elizabeth Akpalu, who was rushed to the Ho Teaching Hospital

by her friends on Sunday around 4 pm complained of severe chest pains.

Woman dies of physical attack.
According to her friend, the deceased exchanged messages with
her about being physically assaulted by Mr Philip Ceasar.
Woman dies of physical attack
Mr Philip Ceasar.

She died in the early hours of Monday, March 8, Volta Region Police PRO,

Prince Dogbatse said. He said they got a call from the Ho Teaching Hospital

about the death of the level 300 student. Medical reports sighted by

JoyNews also indicates that the deceased reported to the hospital

with headache, waist pains, and general body pains.

She also had injuries on her left shoulder as well as swollen

eyes as a result of the assault. There are claims that the first

physical abuse by her boyfriend took place in December last year.

Although that case was reported to the Ave Dakpa police,

it was withdrawn later to be settled amicably by the two parties.

Woman dies of physical attack.
The Volta Region Police PRO said, “The Volta Region Police Command

has initiated investigations into the incident. Currently, bits and pieces of

information that we have picked from the students and some other

individuals suggest that the deceased suffered from assault from her boyfriend.

“We have picked that boyfriend and he is in our custody assisting

in investigations. As is normal with death, we are waiting for the

pathologist’s report which can either confirm or contradict that

account of the assault being the cause of death,” he said.

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