Police declare influencer Killaboi wanted months after confessing to killing girlfriend

The Lagos State Police Command has declared Nigerian Instagram influencer Benjamin Nnanyereugo, popularly known as Killaboi, wanted over the death of his 21-year-old girlfriend, Augusta Osedion after he confessed to kill!ng his girlfriend on social media.

In one of his posts shared on his Twitter handle on July 17, 2023, killaboi confessed he “mistakenly” stabbed his girlfriend after they got into a heated argument.

She was reportedly missing for days until her mother went to Killaboi’s house at Oral Estate in Ikota area of Lagos state to look for her. Prior to Augusta, missing, her mother had tried to reconcile her and her boyfriend over an issue they had.

The state police spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, stated on Tuesday, October 10, in Ikeja that Mr Nnanyereugo was suspected of having murdered the lady on July 13 at his Oral Estate, Ajah, Lagos, home.

“Following the exhaustion of all available options to bring Nnanyereugo in, he is declared wanted,” Mr Hundeyin said.

“The suspect is 26 years old, approximately 5.9 feet tall, and hails from Abia. He is dark in complexion and speaks English, Igbo, and Pidgin English fluently,’’ he added.

The development comes months after Killaboi confessed in a series of posts on his Instagram page that he stabbed the deceased in a heated argument.

“I got into an argument with my girlfriend @austa xxo which fight I mistakenly stabbed her and ran away out of fear and been suicidal since then(sic). I intend to end my life now cause I have lost the one I cherish so much. I want to do the right thing and turn myself in. I will gladly die by paying with my life now,” he wrote in one of his numerous posts on his Insta Stories.

Following his confessions, Nigerians have since called for his arrest.

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