Five members of a family died tragically over the weekend in the state, according to the Nigeria Police Force’s Enugu State Command.
Akahi News learned that the five family members’ dead bodies were discovered in their community apartment in Amutenyi, a village in the Obollo-Afor community in the state’s Udenu Local Government Area.
The unfortunate incident occurred on Saturday morning, according to the report.
Daniel Ndukwe, the command’s spokesman, provided police with confirmation on Sunday that the incident involved a woman, her two children, and two sisters who were visiting her.
It stated that the victims had been taken to the morgue for an autopsy to determine their causes of death.
The mother, Chinyere Odoh, and her two children were identified as the deceased:Udochukwu Odoh “f,” who is seven years old, and Chukwuemeka Odoh “m,” who is four years old, are her two sisters.Ngozi Ezeme and Martina Ezeme.
Ndukwe went on to say that the State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Ammani, was offended by the development and ordered the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department to carry out a comprehensive investigation to uncover the circumstances that led to the sudden and unnatural death. Ndukwe went on to say more about the incident.
Ammani offered his sympathies to the deceased person’s friends and family.
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In the meantime, the Command stated that a preliminary investigation showed that the deceased went to bed the night before and were not seen the next morning.
“However, when police officials from the Udenu Police Division of the Command swiftly responded to a distress call regarding the incident, force-opened the doors of the rooms, their lifeless bodies were found in two separate rooms they slept in.
“They were transported to the hospital right away, where the on-call doctors determined that they were dead, and their bodies were placed in the mortuary for preservation and an autopsy. The police statement stated that additional developments would be communicated.
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