Libreville, 26 March, 2020 / 12:23 am (ACI Africa).
A man suspected of physically assaulting, raping and murdering a Gabonese nun whose body was found on Friday, March 20 has confessed his crime, amid a public call for justice for the nun who dedicated her life to the service of the poor in the West African country.
The lifeless body of Sr. Lydie Oyane Nzoughe, a member of the Holy Mary Congregation in Gabon and founder of St. John Fraternity, which takes care of elderly people abandoned by their families, was found in the premises of her facility after a suspected theft.
Before she was killed, Sr. Lydie was allegedly raped and assaulted.
The assassin made away with her vehicle and her other personal belongings including her mobile phones and the keys to her room.
The Episcopal Conference of Gabon has reported, “Taken by remorse, he (assassin) went himself, on Saturday 21 March 2020 in the late afternoon, to report himself to the parish priest of the Magi parish of Akébé Ville.”