David Olubunmi Abodunde, a 47-year-old Nigerian man has been arrested by the police for killing his wife, Taiwo Owoeye Abodunde, a nurse and mother of three in Suffolk, United Kingdom (UK).
Taiwo Owoeye Abodunde’s lifeless body was discovered lying on the floor of her living room by Suffolk Police.
The police had visited her residence as a follow-up to a previous report of assault made against David Olubunmi Abodunde.
Upon entering the residence, they discovered her unresponsive on the living room floor and despite prompt medical attention, paramedics declared her dead at the scene.
Her estranged husband was found inside the residence and subsequently arrested on suspicion of her murder.
The deceased had reported to the police a day before her death, about an assault on her by her husband and a further assault from August 15, 2023.
He was released from police custody at 6:20 pm the same day with bail conditions.
The Police Bail conditions imposed were: Not to go to 239 Exning Road, Newmarket, CB9 0AY. Not to contact Taiwo Abodunde directly or indirectly except via a third party to arrange child contact.
She and her estranged husband have three male children David 16, Daniel 14, and Jetemi 11.
Olubunmi, a self-declared engineer migrated to the United Kingdom in November 2022 with the three children to join his wife of 17 years.
Their marriage was said to have disintegrated over controlling behaviour, domestic violence, allegations of infidelity, and distrust.
Adekunle Owoeye, the twin brother to the deceased revealed that the suspect became verbally violent, and kept throwing fists and calling the wife filthy names.