A woman late last night allegedly killed her husband, three children and also took her own life in Makurdi, the Benue state capital.
It was gathered that the sad incident occured at their residence on Vandeikya Street in the state capital.
A source said the ugly incident may have been as a result of a misunderstanding between the couple.
It was gathered that the windshields of the vehicle belonging to her husband was also smashed.
Until his death, the husband, Nicholas Adetsav was an administrative staff of the local government service commission.
The police was alerted in the night by neighbors after the wife had carried out the dastard act. A statement from the police is expected later today.