Tragedy struck in Lagos state on Tuesday after a 23-year old man, Michael Okibe attacked his parents stabbed father, Barrister Clement Okibe and his mother, Toyin to death.
According to PM Express, the incident happened at Alhaji Afeez Gbadamosi Street, Ejigbo area of Lagos, where the family reside.
Police operatives from the Ejigbo Division retrieved the corpses and deposited them at Isolo General Hospital mortuary for autopsy report.
The Late Mrs. Toyin was one of the matrons at Isolo General Hospital, and was married to Barrister Okibe. The suspect, Michael, was the first child, out of the three kids they have.
Michael did not spare his younger sister, identified as Mary, who he also stabbed during the attack and she is said to be lying critically ill at an undisclosed hospital.
Many wondered what could have led Michael, who is now on the run, to murder his parents and attempting to kill his younger sister, Mary.
According to residents, Michael had attended three private universities with nothing to show. He was expelled and was doing nothing but only engaging in drugs.
It was gathered that the parents had done so many things to engage him to be useful to no avail before he eventually attacked and murdered them in cold blood.
When correspondent visited the residence where the incident happened, Police operatives from Ejigbo Division led by the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Olabisi Okuwobi, were there making arrangements to retrieve the corpses to be deposited at the mortuary. The house was sealed off pending when the Police will conclude their investigations.
Meanwhile the Police have started manhunt for Michael over the murder of his parents. According to the residents, after he had killed them he escaped wearing a boxer pant to an unknown place.
The residents, who troop to the scene, expressed shock over what happened. They described the late couple as humble and easy going persons who were at peace with their neighbours. They noted that the suspect, Michael, had been a thorn in the flesh of the parents until he murdered them. The Late Barrister Okibe hails from Edo State.