Journalist Death Girlfriend in police grips pending autopsy report

Confirming the incident to Pulse.com.gh, the Effiduase District Police Commander, ASP Douglas Nkrumah said: “It was alleged that he slept with the girlfriend so we have picked up the girlfriend, and she is assisting us with investigations.”

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A 37-year old lady is in the grips of the police at Effiduase in the Ashanti Region following the death of Confidence Eric Kwadwo Baah a journalist with Kumasi-based Kessben TV and Radio.

The lady known as Florence Osei, who happens to be the girlfriend of the deceased is said to have spent the night with him on  Saturday before his death.

Confirming the incident to Pulse.com.gh, the Effiduase District Police Commander, DSP Douglas Kumah said: “It was alleged that he slept with the girlfriend so we have picked up the girlfriend, and she is assisting us with investigations.”

He said Florence is a suspect and will remain in custody pending an autopsy today [Monday].

“By law, if within 24 hours somebody falls sick and all of a sudden he dies, then it becomes an inquest case. Inquest means we have to fill a form for a magistrate to give us permission before a doctor comes in to investigate to do autopsy to know the cause of death. That is what we are doing this morning,” he said.

Confidence who has been hosting other flagship programmes both on Kessben TV and Radio died over the weekend.

Tributes have been pouring in since his death was announced.

A popular Kumasi sports presenter Anthony Ackon Hammond, eulogized his colleague on Facebook over the, saying :”Confidence K Baah why???????????? Even yesterday he did breaking news after sports ali asked him confidence are u married n do u have kids he said i wont answer it not knowing death was staring at him.”

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