Residents of Dzita and its environs in the Keta municipality of the Volta region are living in fear following mysterious deaths of some people who lived in the area.

Residents said theh have over the years discovered mutilated bodies of people, both male and female.

Between 2013 and 2017, the residents said over 10 residents including three children were killed with certain body parts missing and all found in similar state.

Joy News’ Ivy Setordjie reported that the residents say they always wake up to the sight of one dead body or other at the outskirt of the community and along the shore in recent times.

The latest incident occurred last Monday, when a body of a woman was found along the shore, during a search for a carpenter who went missing in the area.

The situation according to residents has left them in a state of fear and anxiety.

Residents say the situation has become very alarming as they go about their daily activities in fear.

They are therefore appealing to the government to improve security in the area.

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