Ghana

Police Exhume Corpse In Koforidua

The Eastern Regional Police Command has exhumed the skeletal remains of a mother allegedly murdered by her biological son in Koforidua-Kyekyewere near Nyamekrom in the New Juaben North Municipality.


The suspect, a twenty-six-year-old man named Gideon Kojo Asomani Addo, buried his mother in a deep grave within an uncompleted building after allegedly killing her under the cover of the night.


The victim, a retired staff member of the Roads and Highway Authority, Mercy Oforiwaa, was declared missing on June 17, 2023, prompting a widespread search by her family and subsequent police involvement.