A man was set ablaze by members of his community after he killed 9 people, 7 of whom are family members.\n\nHe was alleged to be suffering from a mental illness.\n\nIfeknows.com gathered that his name is Chigozie Orusa. \n\nChigozie was burnt to death after he killed 9 people in his hometown Nempi, Oru west local government area of Imo state.\n\nAccording to reports, Chigozie was a trader in Onitsha but he suddenly developed a mental illness. His friends in Onitsha took him to his family compound in Nempi where he has been under the care of his family.\n\nUnfortunately, Chigozie's mental illness worsened. In the early hours of December 8th 2019, Chigozie macheted 9 people to death. Out of the 9 people he killed, 7 were his family members. They are his grandfather, 3rd wife of his grandfather and five of his cousins. The other two victims were neighbors.\n\nReacting to the killings, angry youths in the community set Chigozie ablaze.