Monday, April 6, 2020

Yaoundé: A microbiology student at University of Yaoundé brutally murdered and thrown into a well

The lifeless body of Njoumou Tintchieu Esther Merveille, microbiology student in Master II at the University of Yaoundé I was found in a well in the Nkomo district of Yaoundé. According to sources, she was killed by her pupil, to whom she gave rehearsal lessons.

On April 4, 2020, around 12:00 p.m., a lifeless body was discovered at the home, Sieur Mboudina Limba Nestor Barman. After verification, we see that it is about the named Njoumou Tintchieu Esther Merveille master student at the university of Yaoundé I, and tutor of the English lessons of Mboudina Limba Prince, pupil class of Form Four at the college Marie Albert Prestige, establishment located on the Awae staircase-Mfou road. 

According to testimony received at the editorial office of, the alleged murderer, on the pretext that his teacher blamed him for his shortcomings, would have used a kitchen knife to settle his accounts to the young Esther.

The scene then takes place on March 31, 2020 around 11 p.m. in the living room of the murderer's parents. After having fatally stabbed his coach, Mr. Limba will then tie her up with the help of a rope, then throw her into a water well located near the family house. 

After research, the girl's body will be discovered on April 4, 2020, 5 days later, in a state of decomposition. When they arrived at the scene, the elements of the Nkomo brigade and those of the fire brigade extirpated the body from the well. The remains were returned to the family for burial. An investigation has been launched by the Nkomo brigade to determine the exact causes of this murder.