GAF Brigadier General is father of woman stabbed to death in US by brother

Ghanaian woman stabbed to death in the United States, Karen Aphour (Lamisi Ayinpoka)

Ghana Armed Forces Brigadier General mourns daughter killed in US

30-year-old Ghanaian woman repeatedly stabbed by her brother in the United States for household chores

Son of Ghana Armed Forces Brigadier General Charged with Murder in US

The General Officer Commanding Central Command of the Ghana Armed Forces, Brigadier General Joseph Aphour, is believed to be the father of the Ghanaian woman, Karen Aphour, who was stabbed to death in the United States.

According to a report by, Brigadier General Joseph Aphour, who is mourning the death of his 30-year-old daughter, also faces the possible loss of a son if convicted.

Karen, 30, was stabbed to death multiple times by her brother, Andy Aphour, 26, for household chores, in Evanston, a community in Illinois, United States.

Karen after being rushed to Evanston Police at St. Francis Hospital in Illinois was produced dead.

Karen Aphour was a graduate of the University of Ghana and Mfantsiman Girls Senior High.

She worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in Ghana before moving to the United States.

The Brigadier General’s son Andy Aphour, who stabbed his sister multiple times, has been arrested and pleaded guilty to murder charges.

Andy will appear in court on May 2, 2022 and was given $300,000 bond with the special condition of surrendering his passport.

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