The prime suspect linked to the serial killing of young ladies in hotels in parts of Rivers State, Gracious David-West has confessed to committing the crime.
David-West told newsmen during his parade at the Police Command, Moscow Road that he single-handedly killed a total of 7 victims; 5 in Rivers State, 1 in Lagos and another in Owerri, the Imo State capital.
David-West, 39 from Buguma, Asari-Toru Local government area of Rivers state, however, denied being sponsored by any person.
He pleaded for mercy, saying that he was being controlled by evil spirit.
“I use to carry dagger like this Hausa people and put it in their private part. After sleeping with them, I will now put the knife in their private and use it to threaten them that if they shout I will use the knife to cut them.
“After that one, I will hold her on her neck and take the pillow case. I will tear the pillow case and use it to tie the girl so that she will not shout or drag with me.
“After they die my eye will now clear. I don’t know what pushes me to kill women. I think evil spirit is disturbing me ,he said.