A young man, identified as Chinecherem Nwankwo, has drowned in the swimming pool at Trig Point Hotels in Nibo, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra state on Sunday, December 20.
The deceased was 23 years-old and the only son of his parents, before his unfortunate demise.
However, friends and relative suspect a foul play as the deceased was said to be a professional swimmer and diver.
His cousin, Cronel Onyedikachukwu Nkemakonam, confirming the incident on Facebook, said there was no trace of water or bruises on the body when he saw it.
“I still don’t know how to join in spreading this kind of news! My cousin Chinecherem Nwankwo passed on at Trig Point Hotel, Nibo swimming pool? How ? An only son? Just like that? At 23? Which kind talk be this? what is happening! Chy boy is pro diver as far as I know! No trace of water! No bruise! Its well. Rest in peace nnaa.”
Another friend wrote,
“Ahh! Its been long I felt this bad and pain, this dude don’t deserve to die, not now and just like that, he was such an awesome dude; respectful, ambitious and friendly, as I know him, if only I afforded one last goodbye! Your death just awakened a lot of questions in my mind concerning life! This life, with painful tears and pains, I join to say rest in peace nwannem, your soul will find rest in God’s peaceful bosom. What a December! What a year! “
Friends of the deceased have taken to social media to mourn him.
See some of the posts below,