The Delta State Police Command has confirmed the death of Nollywood actor, Prince Abuchi Ikpo, popularly known as Emma Buchi, who was found dead in his apartment in Asaba, Delta State.
It was earlier reported that Ikpo was reportedly murdered in cold blood by his personal assistant, Sunny.
The news of his sad demise was announced on Facebook by his friend, Melody Obia, on Tuesday, July 12.
According to Melody, the decomposing corpse of the actor was found in his apartment recently and it’s alleged that he was killed by his PA who carted away all his belongings. Read here.
Confirming Ikpo’s death, the state police spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, said that the actor was killed in his house and locked up till his body was found.
“The body was found at his apartment near Jesus Save area, Asaba, on Monday. They killed him and locked the dead body inside the house. No much details on this yet”. Edafe said.
Meanwhile, a friend of the deceased actor, Melody Obia, has shared pictures of the actor’s alleged killer and appealed to anyone with useful information about his whereabouts to contact her, the actor’s family or the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN).
“This is my friend Prince Emma Buchi an Actor He was allegedly murdered by this young boy Sunny who was his PA in Asaba. The boy was seen carrying all his properties even when he was nowhere to be found. Emma was found in his house dead after days while his body was decomposing in a now empty apartment.
“The boy was a meat seller at Bonny Street Umuahia, Abia state. He comes from Amuzukwu. Anyone with any useful information should please contact me or his family or our AGN guild”, she wrote.