A man suspected to be a lunatic has killed his step-sister.

The alleged murderer, identified as Chima Odo was said to have hacked  his step-sister,  Ndidiamaka Odo to death with a cutlass  on Tuesday.

He also inflicted injuries on two other family members – his step-mother, Cordelia Odo, and another step-sister, Neriruka Odo.

The suspect and his victims were residents of Umuagali Amala in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu.

Confirming the incident , the state Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu,, said that police authorities had begun investigation into the incident, adding that the alleged murderer was suspected to have mental case.

He stated that the suspect was being questioned, while those injured were battling for survival at Bridget Hospital, Obollo-Afor.

The body of the deceased has been deposited at the hospital’s mortuary.