The police in Ghana have arraigned Bright Udiagbe, the Nigerian businessman, over the death of Julie Diane Williams, the US stripper better known as Tyger Booty.
The Nigerian was arraigned alongside four other suspects over their alleged connection to the demise of the US model at the Kaneshie district court.
The suspects include Susan Azor, an employee of Udiagbe; Gideon Kwafio, a cook and receptionist; George Ntsor, a gardener, and Odoi Laryea, a security guard-all employees of Rayporsh Hotel.
During the arraignment, the prosecution team, led by Lawrence Anane, told the court that the deceased and Udiagbe had been in a working relationship for the past five years.
According to the police, the model was found dead in her room on December 14 at the Rayporsh Hotel in Abelenkpe, Accra, the country’s capital.
It disclosed that the stripper arrived Ghana on December 3 from Nigeria where she first visited after leaving the US.
The police also claimed that Udiagbe, who is fondly called Big Slim, was in contact with Tyger Booty while she was in Ghana.
Big Slim owns a hotel, restaurants, and nightclubs in both Nigeria and Ghana.
He is said to be the owner of Silver Fox strip club in Lagos, which Tyger Booty reportedly visited before travelling to Ghana.
It is understood that the Nigerian and other suspects in the case have been granted GH₵100,000 bail with two sureties each.
The police said it is awaiting the autopsy report on the deceased to further facilitate the investigation into the matter.
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