By Augustine Anioke
A man, Kenneth Nwoha has killed his wife Mercy and six year old son, Sampson in a machete attack.
It was gathered that the incident happened at Isiofumini Isieke Community in Ebonyi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
It was also learnt that after killing his wife and son, Nwoha moved into the street where he also attacked six other persons.
Sources in the area expressed surprise over the action of the man.
The source said it is being suspected that the man might have suffered some mental breakdown shortly after waking up in the morning before proceeding to attack and dismember his wife.
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Among the other six victims he attacked on the streets include a seven year old boy and a sixty year old man.
As he was still attacking his victims, Police arrived and arrested him.
Police spokesperson, Loveth Odah confirmed the incident.
He explained that the suspect was undergoing medical check up to ascertain whether he was actually mentally deranged.
She added that the six critically attacked victims were receiving treatment at the hospital while the remains of the slain has been deposited in the mortuary.