A 42-year-old palm wine tapper has collapsed to death at Ekumfi Gyinankoma in the Ekumfi District of the Central Region after allegedly trying to butcher a Banku seller at her house.

The incident occurred on Monday, January 24, 2022.

Speaking in an interview, the woman who the deceased allegedly attacked, Efua Grace said the deceased came to her house with a sharpened cutlass.

He threatened to hack her to death over a mobile phone which does not belong to him.

In the process of exchanging words, the suspect suddenly collapsed, compelling residents to pour water on him to revive him but their attempts failed.

He was rushed to Ekumfi Akroful Clinic and later referred to Ajumako Government hospital but upon arrival, he was pronounced dead.

The body of the deceased has been deposited at Etuafua Mortuary at Ajumako Mando while the case has been reported to the Police for investigation.