The deceased, Titilayo Shodipo was three months pregnant before she was murdered by her husband, Omolaja.

The husband immediately fled the area after residents became aware of the incident.

The couple had been married for over seven years and had four children together. The couple's relationship was fraught with disagreements, which often resulted in fights.
 
A source says Titilayo, who was said to be a choir mistress at a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, however, refused to quit the marriage.
 
Residents stated that on Monday, there was another disagreement between the couple, during which her husband stabbed her with a sharp object.
 
Neighbours, who visited the scene, were said to have found her remains and alerted policemen from the Owutu division.

Health authorities and security operative removed the corpse.

A resident said, “She was three months pregnant at the time of the incident. Her mother, who kept lamenting the incident, also confirmed it when she came to the scene."