Late Madam Maria Igbinedion, 85years old mother of former Governor of Edo State, Lucky Igbinedion, was killed at her residence in Government Reserved Area (GRA) Benin City on December 2, 2021 by one Miss Dominion Okoro (Her housemaid).
Okoro, served as housemaid to the deceased for years, then killed her on the 2nd December 2021 and ran away with her money and jewelries.
Presiding on the case, report has is that Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High court sitting in Benin City, has sentenced Dominion to death by hanging.
Justice Ipkonwonba convicted Dominion Okoro on three-count charge filed against her.
Dominion Okoro was sentenced to death by hanging for murder and robbery with violence, and on count two, court sentenced her to life imprisonment for applying harmful substances to the late Madam Maria Igbinedion.
Her sister Patience, who was also arrested with her was however, discharged and acquitted by the court