The infamous Port Harcourt serial killer Gracious David-West, has been sentenced to death by a Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt.
The convict is know for murdering several women in the South south state last year at different hotels.
David-West who was charged with ten counts of murder and attempted murder is reported to have committed the crime in hotels in Port Harcourt where he strangled his victims to death.
Justice Enebeli’s judgment hinges on a confession from the accused and CCTV footage that placed him at the scene of the crimes which were tendered during trial.
He was found to be guilty of the murder of Maureen Ewuru, Jennifer Nwokocha, Blessing Effiong Linda Warifa Samuel, Dorcas Francis, Kelechi Bridget Onuoha Rose Samuel Anthonia Ibe and the attempted murder of Benita Etim.
The court however discharged and acquitted the second defendant, Nimi Thankgod who was accused of dumping the remains of one of the victims of the Serial killer in a dustbin. The court held that the prosecution were not able to prove their case.