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A 22-year-old hairdressing apprentice has died under mysterious circumstances in her boyfriend’s room at Assin Nsuta in the Assin South District of the Central Region.

The unfortunate incident happened on Tuesday November 23, 2023, around 8:00 AM.

Information indicates that the deceased Maa Adwoa, also known as Mary Aidoo bled profusely and died following an illegal medication her 27-year-old boyfriend, Emmanuel Addo, administered to her to terminate a two-month-old pregnancy in order to save his marriage.

The suspect who is currently in police custody assisting investigation kept the body in his room until afternoon around 1:00 PM when all his housemates had left the house for their daily activities.

The suspect, accompanied by his closest friend whose name has been identified as Archimedes, called a taxi to take the deceased to Assin Anyinabrim Health Center but was referred to St. Francis Xavier Hospital in Assin Fosu where the doctor on duty pronounced her dead on arrival.

Realizing the consequence of the offense, the suspect was advised to hand himself to the police.

The Police during the investigation retrieved some pills and empty pill wrappers in the suspect’s room and kept them as exhibits.

Also, some drug shells were also picked from the deceased room including pregnancy test kits during a thorough search.