Samuel Akpobome is an 18-year-old boy from Edo State who killed his mother while she was asleep and slept with her corpse just for money ritual.
Samuel revealed that a native doctor he visited instructed him to kill his mother, sleep with her corpse for two days. The incident happened in her residence on Market Road, Ologbo, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state.
Punch Metro reports that Samuel was paraded by the Commissioner of Police, Mr Johnson Kokumo where he made the shocking confession.
Samuel Akpobome who hails from Delta State, also the youngest child of the deceased confessed to the crime.
He said, “I wanted to use her (Christiana) for money rituals. I strangled her; she was sleeping when I strangled her at about 5 am. I was advised by a native doctor in Oghara to kill her. After killing her, I slept with her. The native doctor told me to do so and keep her corpse for two days.
“The native doctor told me to kill my mother and sleep with her corpse. But he did not tell me the number of days to sleep with her. My mother did not offend me. I killed her because of money.”
The suspect further confessed that he ran out of luck when his grandmother saw her daughter’s lifeless body and raised the alarm, which led to his arrest.
He added, “I could not find a place to keep it (corpse). As I was about coming out, I did not know that my grandmother was sitting outside.
“When I opened the door, my grandmother sighted the corpse inside the room and raised the alarm that drew the attention of neighbours.”