A 28 – year -old man, Elijah Egbara , a native of Oshiegbe community in Ezza North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State was found dead on his bed , morning , after having sex with his fiancée .
It was gathered that the deceased and his fiancée went to bed after dinner the night before the incident , without any complaint of sickness or pain , by the former .
A source close to the deceased and his fiancée , who spoke our correspondent on the condition of anonymity, said the fiancée of the deceased had raised an alarm which attracted neighbours in the vicinity.
The source said,
“ After having their dinner , they slept together on the same bed only for her to wake up the following day , and she discovered that her husband -to -be had died. She raised the alarm and other neighbours ran out to meet her.
“ The man they said had never complained of anything, and even his wife – to-be said he was not sick . He had no pains in any part of his body . He is a native of Oshiegbe in Ezza North LGA of Ebonyi State. ”
Confirming the incident , the Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Loveth Odah, disclosed that the deceased’ s fiancée was initially arrested by the police , but released on the requests of both her parents and that of the deceased to enable them to ascertain the cause of the death .
Odah said autopsy was being conducted on the corpse , to further ascertain , not just the immediate , but the remote cause of the death .
The Police spokesperson said , “ One Oluchi Nwenu in company of one Joseph Ezega of Hatchery Road Abakaliki , by Nnodo Guest House , went to the Central Police Station Abakaliki and reported that around 9 : 00 p .m . of 2nd August , 2019 , she went to bed together with her fiance , Elijah Egbara , ( M ) , 28 years, Unclad .
“ When they reported the matter to the Police station and narrated what happened , a team of police detectives from CPS Abakaliki led by the DCO visited the scene , took photographs of the deceased and took him to the hospital. Getting to the hospital, the doctor on duty , unfortunately , confirmed him dead . The corpse has been deposited in the mortuary.
“ The girl was thereafter arrested because it was human life that we are talking about. An investigation is still on . As soon as investigation and autopsy are concluded, the doctor will tell us what happened and how the death came about.
“ Both parents of the deceased and the lady said there is no need keeping the lady in police custody . They said it is not helping matters.
They said the lady should come home so that they will collectively find out the cause of the death . But the autopsy is on while the lady has been released to the family. ”