Gracious David West, the man arrested for being behind the unsettling recent serial killings of young women in hotels, confessed to killing a total of 15 women across seven states of the federation.
The spokesman of Rivers State Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), who confirmed this during a telephone interview with The Nation on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.
According to him, Mr David-West, who is also a member of the Degbam cult group, said he killed one person each in Abia, Edo, Ibadan in Oyo, Owerri in Imo, Ikeja in Lagos state where the act started few months ago and nine in Rivers state.
KanyiDaily recalls that David West had previously claimed he killed only seven women in Lagos, Owerri, and Port Harcourt before his arrest by the Rivers Police command.
The 39-year-old suspect was arrested on Thursday, following CCTV footage which showed him leaving an unnamed hotel in Port Harcourt, after he had allegedly killed the lady he slept with the previous night.