The suspect in the murder of Law lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon, , Professor Yaw Benneh has died at the Police Hospital in Accra.
According to report the suspect named James Nana Womba, died on Saturday, October 16, 2020, after a short illness.
The Police said he had been sick for a while and had been put on oxygen at the intensive care unit of the hospital but died after some time,” reports Joy FM’s online news portal.
Before his sudden death last Saturday, the suspect had earlier confessed his involvement in the gruesome murder of the late law professor at his Adjiriganor residence.
He also named his accomplices who aided him in executing the crime.
Police have also arrested another suspect involved in the murder of Prof Benneh.
Following his confession and naming of his accomplices, the state dropped charges against the other three.
Officers of the Ghana Police Service have also been able to effect the arrest of one of the said accomplices.
One Opambour Agya Badu who prosecutors describe as a named accomplice of Mr. Womba has since been arrested and charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder.
The state prosecutors says efforts are underway to apprehend the two others as they got the court to grant them an arrest warrant.
The names of the two were not stated in court.
Prof Emmanuel Yaw Benneh was allegedly murdered at his Adjirigano mansion in Accra.
His body was found days after with his hands tied and cloth stuffed in his mouth.