Man’s fall from tree, crushes daughter to death


Chinwendu Ike, a 21-year-old woman was crushed to death trying to save the father who was falling from a tree.

The incident happened yesterday, August 12, 2019 in Umuomaku community, Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The deceased’s mother, Franca Ike, said the victim was in the house when she was attracted by the cry of her father for help, as the tree branch he clung to broke off.

Chiwendu’s attempt to catch her falling father failed, as his head hit her on the chest and she collapsed.

The deceased, a nursing mother of a three-month-old baby was confirmed dead after she was rushed to a nearby hospital, while the father’s condition could not be ascertained as of the time of this report.

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