A final year student of Imo State University, Owerri was found dead alongside his lover in a hostel at Umudagu Mbieri in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State.
According to reports, the deceased student was said to be a final year student in the Department of Theatre Arts of the citadel of learning.
It was stated that the female undergraduate slept with her lover boy on Sunday night but both of them could not wake up the next day.
Newspaper reports further quoted a neighbor to have said that it was the smell from the room of the deceased that made other occupants who had returned from school that something was wrong.
She said, “ The students came back from school and started inhaling very offensive smell and on inquiry , it was discovered that it was from Blessing Amam ’s room .
“ Her flat mates called her but she did not respond . The door was forcefully opened and behold , Blessing and her lover were found dead . There were blood stains and marks on their bodies. Blood equally gushed out from their mouths and nostrils .”
A source was quoted to have expressed worry over the circumstances that could have led to the death of the suspected lovers, maintating that the deceased were full of life the night before , adding that there was no indication that they were in any trouble or distress in the room that night .
The Imo State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Enwerem was reported to have said that unnatural causes could have led to the death of the duo.