Three students of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam Campus, were recently found d€ad in their lodge on Wednesday, September 7.
According to reports, the deceased students identified as Obidiaso Chidera, a 200-level political science student, Mercy, a pharmacy student, and Emmanuella, a Business Administration student, were found dead in their Goodluck hostel in Anambra State.
According to eyewitnesses, the bodies of the three students were found after some students who had not seen them went to the lodge to inquire. Several knocks on the door was not answered. The students decided to forcefully break the door and found two of the student’s lifeless bodies on their beds in the room while the third lifeless body was found in the kitchen.
The school authorities in a statement released confirmed the incident but expressed shock that some students were still in their hostels despite the fact the school had closed in August. The school authorities say security operatives are investigating the matter and the outcome will be made public.
Confirming the incident to LIB, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, said
”Investigation has since commence and the bodies has been recovered. We also recovered substances suspected to be drugs and our forensic operatives have been taken over the crime scene as the Commissioner ordered immediate transfer of the case to SCID for a comprehensive investigation please.”