The Imo State police command is working on the theory to unravel the mystery surrounding the deaths of a man and a woman in a hotel room at Nekede, near Owerri, the state capital. The incident occurred at 9: 00A.M. on Sunday, June 14.
In a statement made available to Daily Nigerian Horn, by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Godson Orlando Ikeokwu, on behalf of the commissioner, the state police give the account of the incident, adding that further investigation is on-going.
According to the police, “On the 14/06/2020, at about 0900 hrs, acting on a report at the police station, operatives of the Divisional Police hqrs. Nekede/Ihiagwa Division moved to room 19 Vic-Mic Lodge situated around JMJ Bus stop, broke into the room and found the lifeless bodies of one Cynthia Obieshi “f” and one Samuel Osuji “m”.
“It was revealed that the said Cynthia visited her boyfriend, the late Samuel on the 13/06/2020 and passed the night but unfortunately both of them couldn’t wake up the next morning.
“Preliminary investigations suggest the deceased persons may have died of drug consumption….”
Their corpses have since been deposited in the mortuary.