A 25- year – old man , Peter Nkwuda, who hails from Ishieke village in the Ebonyi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, has been stabbed to death by his 50- year – old neighbour, Cyril Oko .
The incident took place in the deceased’ s residence at Oroke Onuoha, Ebonyi Local Government Area of the state on Monday .
Our correspondent gathered that trouble started when the deceased raised the volume of his sound system to the discomfort of his neighbours .
To stop him from further causing public nuisance in the compound , the suspect was said to have asked Peter to turn down the volume but he reportedly refused the request .
Thereafter , a heated argument ensued between them and Oko from the Afikpo South Local Government Area of the state was said to have angrily entered his room, brought out a knife and allegedly stabbed his neighbour in the chest .
Peter was reported to have slumped and died in the presence of other neighbours , who made frantic efforts to stop the bleeding but to no avail.
The wife of the deceased Mrs Chisom Nkwuda, reported the incident to the Kpiripkiri Police Station , which dispatched operatives to the scene of the incident to arrest Oko .
When contacted , the state Police Public Relations Officer , DSP Loveth Odah , confirmed the incident and said the suspect had been arrested.
She stated that police operatives visited the scene and took the deceased to the Federal Teaching Hospital , Abakaliki , where he was confirmed dead .