A second-year student of the Islamic SHS at Kumasi in the Ashanti Region, Aisha Seidu has been murdered at Wenchi in the Bono Region.
The deceased returned home yesterday for vacation.
The body of a 17-year-old was discovered early this morning by relatives in a pool of blood in her room with a club suspected to have been used to hit her head and bleeding from her genitalia.
Police arrived at the scene after receiving reports of a dead young female.
When she was rushed to the Wenchi Methodist Hospital, she was pronounced dead on arrival.
The Wenchi Municipal Command of the Ghana Police Service has launched an investigation into the circumstances of leading to the death, which residents say the murder was caused by a suspected rapist who might have raped and killed her in the process.
They believe it was a coordinated crime, and they are calling on authorities to bring those responsible to justice.
Residents of Wenchi Zongo are in shock following the murder of a SHS female student.