Suspected Port Harcourt serial killer Gracious David West has told the Nigerian police that he used pillowcases to tie a victim before killing her in a hotel in Rukpokwu, regarding eighteen kilometres from Port Harcourt, the Rivers State.
26-year-old West, whom the police aforesaid may be a cultist, was in remission on wednesday on East-West Road on the way to Uyo from Port Harcourt.
West aforesaid in a very video the Nigerian police denote to its official Twitter handle he had transactional sex with a anonymous victim. Hours later, the victim was killed.
“We visited the building,” West aforesaid within the kiosk video. “I paid for the place. so that they took her up [to the room].”
He aforesaid he ordered for food to be ready for him and also the victim when that they “slept,”, that perceived to be a locution for having sex.
The crime, he told the police, was committed within the early hours of the morning.
“Around that 5:30 am, I brought out a knife and threatened her.
“With that fear, she couldn’t shout. By then, the tv…the volume was loud. thus she kept quiet. After that, I used the wrapper to tie her hands at the rear so tie her legs.”
When asked by his enquirer, who was off the camera what kind wrapper he used, West aforesaid he didn’t use a wrapper but pillowcases.
“Investigation is on with a view to ascertaining his motives and doable accomplices,” police aforesaid on thursday evening.