On 25 September, 2019, Gracious David-West confessed to murdering 15 women after luring them into various hotel rooms. David who was 38-year-old said, he went on his murderous mission whenever he had the urge to kill a young woman.
David who was later arrested by personnel of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad has been sentenced to death by hanging, by the Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt.
David was found guilty for the murder cases and had earlier been charged with ten counts of murder and attempted murder, prior to his present sentence. The judgement was passed by Justice Enebeli as various evidence and confession of David was tendered and displayed during the trial.