Two lovers die in Ugheli North Area of Delta State, whose wedding was slated for late November were found dead in their room.
Vanguard reports that their landlord, one Chief Alfred Onavwa discovered the decomposing remains of the two lovers, simply identified as Udogi Eguke and Ese, on Sunday, days after they died in mysterious circumstances in their Makolomi Street apartment.
Chief Onavwa, who shared the top floor of the one-storey building with Udogi, said his attention was drawn to his long absence by their neighbours, and he called his line only to realize that his mobile phone was ringing upstairs.
He explained further: “On getting close to the door of the private stairway leading to their apartment, I noticed that it was locked from inside, with a stench oozing out.
“On realizing this, I personally invited the police who came and broke the door only to discover their decomposing bodies.
“Their remains were later deposited in the mortuary, and I was made to understand that investigation into the matter was ongoing.
“Even the Ughelli Divisional Police Officer was here to see things for himself.”
Meanwhile, findings revealed that the couple, whose wedding was slated for November 22, had started preparation, with invitation cards already sent out to intending guests.