The lifeless bodies of two undergraduate lovers have been recovered from a hotel by operatives of the Nigeria Police, Imo State Command.
The undergraduates were identified as Cynthia Obieshi and Samuel Osuji, both students of the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri, Imo State.
Cynthia had reportedly visited her boyfriend, Samuel and they lodged in a hotel located around the JMJ bus stop in Imo State.
However, when the police visited their room in the lodge after receiving a report, it was their lifeless body that was recovered.
The two students are believed to have died from an overdose/abuse of drug substances.
The police spokesperson in the state, Orlando Okeokwu, said the corpses of the deceased had been deposited in the morgue.
He said, “On Sunday, June 14, 2020, acting on a report received at the police station, operatives of the Divisional Police Headquarters, Nekede/Ihiagwa Division, moved to Room 19, Vic-Mic Lodge, situated around the JMJ bus stop, broke into the room and found the lifeless bodies of one Cynthia Obieshi and one Samuel Osuji.
“It was gathered that the said Cynthia visited her boyfriend, Samuel on June 13, 2020, and passed the night with him, but unfortunately, both of them could not wake up the next morning.
“Preliminary investigation suggests that they may have died as a result of drug consumption.
“Meanwhile, the corpses have been deposited in the morgue, while investigation is in progress.”