Rivers court sentences serial killer to death [updated]
The Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced the notorious serial killer, Gracious David-West, to death by hanging.
David-West was sentenced after being found guilty for the multiple murder of several females in hotels in different parts of the state.
Meanwhile, he was also charged with ten counts of murder and attempted murder.
Justice Enebeli passed the judgment based on the voluntary statement and confession of the David-West as well as the CCTV footage of the convicted which was tendered and displayed during trial.
He was found to be guilty of the murder of the following:
- Maureen Ewuru, Jennifer Nwokocha,
- Blessing Effiong Linda Warifa Samuel,
- Dorcas Francis, and ,
- Kelechi Bridget Onuoha Rose Samuel Anthonia Ibe.
He was also found to be guilty of the attempted murder of Benita Etim.