7 months pregnant woman beaten to death by husband’s relative
A 7-month pregnant woman has reportedly been beaten to death by her husband’s relative in Odimodi town, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria.
According to reports, the deceased Betty Broderick was assaulted by her husband’s relative identified as Jacob.
Jacob assaulted the deceased who was seven months pregnant, while her husband watched unconcerned.
The suspect attacked Betty in the presence of her husband, Mr Samuel Broderick following a misunderstanding that ensued between them earlier.
Mr Broderick watched his relative beat up his heavily pregnant wife after accusing her of being disloyal.
While the victim was crying for help, Jacob advised Mr Broderick to ignore the cries of his wife as she was just pretending.
The family of the deceased then rushed her to the hospital where she lost her 7 months pregnancy and later gave up the ghost.
The family of Betty Broderick then petitioned the authorities to ensure that Jacob and Mr Broderick both face the full rigours of the law.
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Her remains have since been deposited at the Warri Central Hospital Mortuary, pending autopsy and burial.