Delta Police Launch Manhunt For Man Who Allegedly Murdered Daughter

The Delta State Police Command has launched a manhunt for one Mr. Stanley Ovemureye, who allegedly murdered his 6-year-old daughter, Abigail Stanley, on Saturday.

According to a statement by the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, SP. Edafe Bright said that the sad and painful incident which occurred on Saturday, 15th June 2024 was reported by the brother to the fleeing suspect.

The statement read, “The Command is aware of the gruesome murder of one Abigail Stanley ‘f’ aged 6 years, allegedly by the father one Mr. Sankey Ovemureye. The sad and painful incident which occurred on 15/6/2024 was reported by the brother to the fleeing suspect.

The suspect, Stanley Overmureye

“The DPO on receipt of the complaint detailed operatives who went to the scene at Uviama New Layout, Agbarho Ughelli North LGA, and recovered the corpse of the little child whose head was smashed several times on the wall. The corpse was recovered and deposited at the mortuary. The father who is the principal suspect is currently at large.

“The Commissioner of Police CP Olufemi Abaniwonda saddened by this barbaric act, has ordered a serious manhunt for the fleeing suspect and assures members of the public that the suspect will be arrested and justice will be served.

Meanwhile, CP Olufemi Abaniwonda has urged anyone with useful information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect to call the control room number on 0803684974 or report at the nearest police station.

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