Tragedy! US Based Nigerian Doctor Shoots Wife, Commits Suicide In Texas


A US based Nigerian medical doctor, Dr Ben Okigbo shot his wife and thereafter turned the gun on himself, committing suicide in the process.

The incident happened in Texas, Saturday morning and the couple are blessed with three children.

According to confirmed reports, the dead woman was a practicing nursing officer in the US.

No one could tell the reason for the doctor’s action, but a USA based veteran journalist, Azuka Jebose reported the incident thus:

“Morning Texas Tragedy”
“At sunrise this cold Saturday, Dr Ben Okigbo, a medical doctor in Houston, pulled up a handgun and fatally shot his wife.

“His wife was a nurse too. A few seconds later he turned the gun on himself. These hours their three children are dealing with the tragedy of losing their parents at home.

“We will never know why Dr. Okigbo, decided to kill his wife and commit suicide thereafter.

“It’s my understanding that Dr. Okigbo was originally from Idumuje Unor while his wife was from Akwukwu Igbo, both towns are in Delta State of Nigeria.” – Agency reports

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