Solomon Mbalegon, a fetish priest at Parambo, a suburb of Yeji in the Pru East District of Bono East Region has committed suicide.
This is after the 62-year-old allegedly murdered his 25-year-old junior wife, Madam Nakoli Mbalegon.
The incidents happened last Thursday at the home of the Fetish priest at Yeji.
The death of Solomon Mbalegon has been confirmed by Mr. Yussif Sulemana, the Assemblyman for Parambo area.
Speaking to the Ghana News Agency, Mr. Yussif Sulemana said information gathered indicates that the late fetish priest suspected her wife of having an affair.
He said after a recent misunderstanding on the suspected adultery, the fetish priest stabbed the wife multiple times, killing her in the process.
He later stabbed himself to death.
The assemblyman who described the crime as heinous disclosed that the incident had been reported to the Police for investigation.
Meanwhile, the bodies of the two deceased persons have been deposited at the St. Mathias Catholic Hospital at Yeji for preservation.