Residents of Delta community stunned as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ boy suddenly departes crazy, stabs self to death
– One Mukoro Ovie, a suspected “Yahoo-Yahoo” boy, reportedly stabbed himself to death in Delta state
– A few days before he killed himself, the young man had suddenly started behaving strangely
– Officers had been called to the scene after attempts to restrain the deceased failed; but they were too late
A suspected “Yahoo-Yahoo” boy identified as Mukoro Ovie reportedly ran amok and stabbed himself to death with a broken bottle in Orumala Street, Ughelli, Delta state, on Thursday, May 31.
The deceased had carried out the act at the Oteri town hall in Ughelli North council area where he had run to after his mother took him to a church in the community for prayers following his strange behavior some days before, Vanguard reports.
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gathers that sources disclosed that a few days before he snapped and killed himself, the young man had suddenly started behaving strangely.
A resident of the community stated: “All attempts to restrain him were fruitless as he charged at anyone that tried to restrain him as he continued using the broken bottle on himself until he slumped and died.
The source added: “He ran away from the church his mother took him to for prayers, to the community town hall, and started stabbing himself. The more sympathizers tried to stop him from continuously stabbing himself, the more he did so.”
The incident was confirmed by a senior police officer at the Ughelli Area Command who disclosed that the Oteri community chairman had called officers to the scene after attempts to restrain the deceased failed.
He said: “Before we got to the scene of the incident, he had stabbed himself on the throat and had lost too much blood after which he slumped and died with his remains deposited in the mortuary.”