Louis Asante, the suspected killer of police constable Sandra Asiedu, has attempted to take his life, his father has reportedly confirmed.
Asiedu, a general constable at Damongo in the West Gonja District of the Savannah Region was found dead at her residence on Monday, August 2, 2021.
Initial reports indicated that Asiedu’s boyfriend was suspected to have stabbed her to death, making him the prime suspect.
New reports emerging suggest that Asante, an amateur footballer, traveled back to Obuasi after committing the crime.
It was when he arrived in Obuasi that he attempted to hang himself in his parents’ house. In an audio recording, the father of the deceased, Victor Osei, confirmed Asante’s attempt to take his life.
According to him, he and his family had gone to the Tutuka Police Station in Obuasi to enquire if there was any news.
While at the police station, the parents of Asante appeared to make a complaint that their son had tried to hang himself.
He, together with the police, went to the house of Asante’s parents and found a rope hanging from the ceiling fan and a bottle of weedicide in the room.
Other items found included footwear and clothes belonging to Sandra Asiedu. The suspect is said to have bolted away when the rope he tried to hang himself with got torn.
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