The Police Command in Benue says a 55-year-old suspected to be wife of a pastor has been found dead in Otukpo.
Identified as Mrs Eunice Odoba, the police said on Monday that she might have been stabbed to death.
State Police Public Relations Officer Catherine Anene said in Makurdi that the woman was found dead on Sunday.
Anene said that the victim was found dead in her house with a deep cut on her chest.
She said the police had begun an investigation into the matter.
She further said that the victim’s body had been taken to a mortuary.
The Herald had learnt that the victim lived in the Perfect Avenue in the Otukpo area.
The mother of three whose husband is said to be a pastor at Lord’s Chosen Church was said to be living alone when she met her death.
Her husband was said to have gone on a mission to Equitorial Guinea while the children, two boys and one girl, were said to be staying outside Otukpo.