A couple have been found dead in their apartment at Uvwie in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, in a suspected suicide case.
The man identified as Emmanuel Oshiotu, 33, and his lover, Amaka Okafor, 25, were found lifeless in their apartment located at 2, Ojigbo Crescent, Off Sapele-Effurun road on Thursday, February 25.
According to reports, an insecticide named “sniper” and a knife were found beside their bodies, raising speculations that it was either suicide or murder-suicide.
One of the neighbours of the deceased couple revealed that Emmanuel was heard screaming for help around 5am. On breaking into their home, he was found foaming from his mouth, while his girlfriend’s body was beside him.
The lovers were immediately rushed to the Central Hospital, Warri, where they were both confirmed dead and their bodies has been deposited in the morgue.
The incident has been confirmed by acting spokesperson of the Delta State Police Command, DSP Edafe Bright.