Gunmen suspected to be assassins have killed a 40-year-old man identified as Odion Ehiorobo Larry, in Benin City, Edo state
according to reports, Ehiorobo was shot dead in front of his pregnant wife and children in his house located in Benin city about 2am on Thursday, February 18., 2021.
Festus Alenkhe, Standard Gazette crime correspondent who visited the area reported that the gunmen went through the fence into the compound and gained access into the apartment by forcing the door open. They went straight into his bedroom, dragged him to the lounge before shooting him in the head.
The deceased’s wife told Standard Gazette that her husband was killed in front of her and their children.
“Despite his appeal to the killers, they still went ahead and shot him. They waited for him to die before they left the house. I am calling for justice,” she said in tears. The police have evacuated the body to the mortuary for autopsy and further investigation.