The Imo state police command says it is investigating the sudden death of two persons believed to be lovers in a hostel located in Nekede Owerri west local government area of the state.

A statement by the Command’s Public Relations officer SP Orlando Ikeokwu states that one Mr. Samuel Osuji and Miss Cynthia Obieshi were found dead in a room yesterday.

According to Ikeokwu late Cynthia visited her boyfriend on Saturday where she passed the night but unfortunately they duo believed to be students could not wake in the morning.

He said following a distress call the police broke into room 19 Vic-Mic lodge at JMJ bus stop where the deceased slept only to find their lifeless bodies.

Mr. Ikeokwu said a preliminary report suggested that the deceased persons may have died as a result of consumption of hard drugs.

The remains have been deposited to the morgue while investigation continued.



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