Prof. Emmanuel Benneh’s Murder Trial: Second Suspect Is ‘sick’ After The Lead Suspect Died

The second suspect in the murder of University of Ghana, Legon lecturer, Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh, have fallen sick after the death of the lead suspect James Womba

Information reaching is that the second accused person in the trial for the murder of the professor has fallen sick.

The police prosecutor, Inspector Ebenezer Okuffo, said the second suspect, Opambour Badu Nkansah, has been admitted at the Police Hospital since he feels ill while in their custody.

According to a report filed by theghanareport, the prosecutor did not disclose any further details about the suspect’s health but noted that the last time Nkansah appeared in court, he did not look well.

Earlier we wrote a story on the death of the lead suspect in connection to the death of the Professor.

James Nana Womba, the lead suspect in the murder of the University of Ghana’s Law lecturer, Professor Yaw Benneh, has died at the Police Hospital in Accra on Saturday, October 17, 2020.

According to a report on, the police indicated that Womba had been sick for a while following his arrest.

The report went on to add that Womba was rushed to the Police Hospital in Accra for treatment and while there he had to be put on oxygen at the intensive care unit of the hospital because his situation was getting critical

Unfortunately for him, the health workers at the facility tried all they could to save him but he gave up the ghost on Saturday, October 17, 2020.

James Womba had earlier confessed his involvement in the murder of the law professor at his Adjiriganor mansion in Accra.

Following his confession and naming of his accomplices, the state dropped charges against the other three.

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 say efforts are underway to apprehend the two others as they got the court to grant them an arrest warrant.

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