Two lovers, 33-year-old Emmanuel Oshiotu and Amaka Okeford, 25, have been on Thursday found dead in their apartment at Uvwie in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.
The apartment is located at 2, Ojigbo Crescent, Off Sapele-Effurun street in which an insecticide, popularly regarded as “sniper” and a knife was found beside their bodies indicating suicide, or perhaps murder-suicide.
One of the deceased’s neighbours, who did not want her name mentioned, told journalists that Emmanuel was heard calling for help around 5:00 am on Thursday.
According to her, on breaking into his room, he was found foaming from his mouth, at the same time his girlfriend’s body laid some distances from him.
The lovers were confirmed dead at the Central Hospital, Warri in which they have been rushed. Their bodies have been later deposited in the morgue.
The Divisional Police Officer of A Division, Warri, CSP Muktari Bello and his officials inspected the bodies in the morgue.
Confirming the incident, the performing Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in Delta State, DSP Edafe Bright, stated the problem is presently under investigation.