Father allegedly kills daughter in Delta 

...CP orders manhunt


CITIZENS COMPASS –Police in Delta State are currently searching for a father, Stanley Overmurey, for allegedly killing his Six-year-old daughter in Agbarho, Delta State. 

The incident occurred on Saturday, June 15, 2024,  at Uviama New Layout, Agbarho Ughelli North LGA area of the State.

The father was said to have smashed his daughter’s head several times on the wall before she gave up the ghost.

It was learned that he is currently on the run.

The Police have recovered the head and deposited it in the morgue.SP Edafe Bright, spokesman, Delta State Police Command, confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday, June 16, 2024.

“Command is aware of the gruesome murder of one Abigail Stanley ‘f’ aged 6 years, allegedly by the father one Mr. Stanley Overmurey. The sad and painful incident which occurred on 15/6/2024 was reported by the brother to the fleeing suspect. 

“The DPO on receipt of the complaint detailed operatives who went to the scene at Uviama New Layout,  Agbarho Ughelli North LGA, and recovered the corpse of the little child whose head was smashed several times on the wall. The corpse was recovered and deposited at the mortuary. The father who is the principal suspect is currently at large.

“The Commissioner of Police CP Olufemi Abaniwonda, saddened by this barbaric act, has ordered a serious manhunt for the fleeing suspect and assures members of the public that the suspect will be arrested and justice will be served. He urged anyone with useful information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect to call the control room number on 0803684974 or report at the nearest police station.”


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