Some persons suspected to be ritual killers have beheaded a 37-year-old security guard identified as Anthony Egbo, at Elebele Community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
According to information gathered by DAILY GIST, the incident occurred on Wednesday night on the premises of the Living Faith Church, otherwise known as Winners Chapel, founded by Bishop David Oyedepo.
Egbo, it was learnt was a security man attached to the church.
It was gathered that the Assistant Pastor of the church discovered the mutilated corpse of the deceased.
The head of Egbo was said to be severed from the body while the throat was not found.
The Youth President of Elebele community, Comrade Famous Egbo, confirmed the corpse of the deceased was discovered on Wednesday around 6:am.
“When people saw him, he was beheaded. His throat was missing. People suspected that it was not unconnected with a ritual killing,” Famous said.
The Police Public Relations Officers, Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, a Superintendent of Police, confirmed the incident.
He said the report from the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Kolo community indicated that “the attack was at the head region and his throat was slit.”
He noted that investigation was ongoing to unravel the cause of the incident.