Lifeless bodies discovered at Ibillo, Akoko Edo


What could be regarded as mystery occurred in Ibillo axis in Akoko-Edo local government area of Edo  state as 10 unidentified males corpses  were discovered at the Ibillo-Lampese axis of the Lagos – Abuja express road.

The image maker of the Edo State Police Command, Chidi Nwabuzor, who  confirmed the incident said there were ten male bodies.

“Yes, the incident is confirmed. According to the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Ibillo division, the vigilante commander of that area reported to him that dead bodies of ten males were hidden somewhere.

“Immediately, he went with his men and discovered the dead bodies. In a close examination, a cellophane was discovered in the mouth of one of the corpses.

“There is no other mark of violence in any of the bodies but that cellophane suggests that it could have been through suffocation that accelerated their deaths.

“For now, it is a case of suspected murder”, he said. 

Nwabuzor further disclosed that the corpses have been deposited in a mortuary for autopsy examination.

He added that investigation is currently ongoing to determine the cause of death and the culprits that were responsible. 

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