A man who went on rampage and inflicted multiple machete wounds on four persons – has been found dead in a river with his manhood cut off.
The action by Ernest Cudjoe, popularly called Joe, and his eventual death or assassination, has shocked residents of Eguafo community in Ghana where the incident occurred.
Residents and relatives say Joe was not known to have any mental ailment, stating he acted or was all the time normal.
Investigations to establish whether the deceased killed himself or was murdered has already commenced by the Elmina Police, which confirmed the incident on Ocean1 TV.
His body has been deposited at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital for post-mortem to be conducted.
Two of the four victims have since have their wounds treated and discharged, hospital authorities told our correspondent.
Kojo Ackah who is the uncle of the deceased told Ocean1 TV that he was awaken Wednesday dawn by an announcement from the community’s information centre requesting residents to embark on a search for Joe.
Upon enquires, he was informed that Joe had on the previous night broke into people’s homes and inflicted machete wounds on four persons including a prophetess and left one of them unconscious.
After the attack on the four, Joe then escaped into the bush.
Joe was found dead and his body floating in a river in the village at about 4:00am without his with his manhood missing.