Police have found the dead body of a Dubai based businessman, Chidiebere Anusiem (32) and his lover, Amara Ehirim (26) in their apartment located at Naza in Owerri West Council Area of Imo State.
According to an eye witness, the couple who hangout with friends the previous night were in the process of getting married before their mysterious death.
The Imo State Police Command on Saturday confirmed the death of the couple said they hailed from Ogwa and Mbieri in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State,
Confirming the incident to newsmen, the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Micheal Abattam, said the unfortunate incident happened at the couple’s apartment, Naze in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State.
According to Police’s preliminary investigations, their death maybe as a result of generator fumes, the intending couple were found lifeless with foam in their mouth.
“We suspected the cause of their death was as a result of generator fumes, When the police arrived at the apartment we saw foam in their mouth,” Police said.
However friends and neighbors are left in shock with the news of their death. An eyewitness who prefer to remain anonymous said:
“They were seen drinking and enjoying with friends around Naze Beer Parlour. There was no issue even when they left from the area to their residence. It was after that Wednesday’s night we got the news that the man and the woman were no more. He had introduced to some people that he will marry that lady and that they were in the process.
“For me, their death was a surprising thing nobody expected, they never complained of an illness. No attack on them just like that they were found dead. Until now I can’t believe it. The wife is a hustler, she sells tea and food supplement around Naze and even inside the town in Owerri.”
He also revealed that the man recently came back from abroad and has almost concluded the process of marrying the lady before their untimely death.