A suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of a teacher.


The Cape Coast Regional Police Command’s Criminal Investigations Department has announced the arrest of one suspect in connection with the murder of Yaw Eyifa Gorman, a headteacher.

On Saturday, May 22, 2021, Mr. Gorman was shot dead as soon as he parked his car after returning from a census training class.

According to an eyewitness, Steven Essoun, who told Citi News about the incident, the suspect did not steal something from the deceased.

“It happened around 7:45 pm when everyone was in their room. We heard the sound of his car when he arrived, and immediately we heard some unusual loud sound. We thought it was a burst tire or a knockout. Then we heard people shouting for help”.


Residents came out of their homes to see the deceased unconscious in his car with gunshot wounds to his head, according to Steven Essoun.

After that, the headteacher was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect now in police custody, according to police, is helping them in their operations.

“Police intelligence has led to the arrest of one suspect in relation to the above murder case. The suspect is in custody assisting with investigations. Details will follow,” a police notice said.