A man believed to be in his 40s has been found dead with wounds on his copse. Emmanuel, as the deceased was affectingly called by friends and relatives, was reportedly a resident of the Cow Factory community and a driver.
Eyewitnesses narrated to The New Dawn on Monday, 14 November they heard the deceased calling for help from the hands of his attackers, but no one went to his rescue. One eyewitness said on the night of the incident, Emmanuel had gone to pack his vehicle at a local parking station, and was reportedly attacked by unknown persons.
The Liberia National Police Monday dispatched its forensic team backed by UNMIL and conducted on the spot forensic investigation, examining corpse. The forensic stablished that the deceased was hit with sharp objects, inflicting multiple wounds on his neck, back, face and in his palm.
Blood profusely oozed from Emmanuel’s body when it was turned over, leaving residents to burst in tears, saying that God will arrest and expose doers of the act.
They suspected the deceased may have been killed for woman business, as was allegedly heard in his plead for help.
The deceased was a huge and fat person. It is believed that he may have bitterly fought his attackers, but was overpowered and killed.
Emmanuel’s naked corpse was taken from the Sea Boy community where the incident occurred, and dropped on Logan Town Broad Street.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Justice is calling on community dwellers to provide information that would lead to the arrest and prosecution of those involved in the attack.
In a related development, some youth from the Cow Factory community where the victim lived prior to his elimination, have threatened to go after those responsible for his death no matter how long it takes.
Some forensic personnel of the police, who begged for anonymity, said the attackers made away with the deceased’s cell phone and an unspecified amount of money, among other items. Editing by Jonathan Browne