News has reached us that two couples have been found dead in their apartment along NDDC road in Amukpe, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State, the bodies of a couple identified as Ufuoma Atidja and Matilda Aghotor were discovered.
The remains were collected and found on Saturday morning, February 13, after neighbors peered through the window.
It is alleged that the man was found on the floor and the woman was found on the bed.
A source who begged for anonymity told The Nation that the lovers had attended a party the night before.
“They came home late after the party and slept off yesterday, only to wake up this morning and we found them dead.” the source said.
Ufuoma and Matilda had just returned to the country from an unidentified foreign country
last year, according to the source, and had reportedly moved into the vicinity last December.
“He occasionally uses his vehicle to shuttle between Sapele and Warri route, and he was a lively fellow who was always visible and when neighbours woke up that morning and noticed his vehicle was there and there was no sign of the wife and him, we became worried, his window was opened but when we noticed his door was locked inside, we became curious, that was when we looked through the windows and saw the dead bodies.” the source added.
Another source said, however, that their deaths could have been as a result of generator fumes being inhaled.
The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer’s spokesman, DSP Onome Onowakpoyeya, confirmed the incident.
“When the police visited the venue, they prevented us from going in, so the case was not officially reported” she said.