Precious Agbokhade, a 19-year-old girl, was brutally murdered in her home in Edo state by as-yet-unidentified assailants, sending her family into mourning.
The young woman was reportedly the only one at home on Sunday, July 17, when she was fatally stabbed and raped while her family was at church.
Precious’ death was confirmed by a family member, who said the incident took place on Sunday at her home in Agenebode, Edo state.
The 19-year-old was found by her family after they got home from church with multiple stab wounds to various parts of her body, he continued.
Social media has been used by the deceased’s friends to express their sorrow over his passing.
Joseph Daniel, a Facebook user, wrote: “I can’t believe you are no longer dear, RIP.”