A 47-year old man Mr. Samuel Nweke has committed suicide after his wife allegedly abandoned him in their apartment at No. 5 Chief Nwankwo street Awada in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
It was gathered that Nweke’s wife left her home in February this year after a misunderstanding between the husband and wife.
The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr. Haurna Mohammed who confirmed the incident said the deceased decomposing body was discovered in his room by police men from Awada police station.
“There was a report at Awada police station that a decomposing body of one Nweke ‘m’ aged about 47 years was discovered in his apartment at No. 5 Chief Nwankwo street Awada in Idemili North LGA of Anambra state.
“Following the report, police detectives attached to Awada division visited the scene, cordoned off the area and photographed the victim and was taken to hospital where he was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.
“No marks of violence seen on the victim’s seen on the victim’s body but what appears like a suicide note was discovered beside the body of the deceased. Corpse evacuated by the victim’s relations.
“Meanwhile, preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased had an altercation with his wife and that made her to leave her matrimonial home on 25/02/2020 leaving deceased alone in the house” Mohammed.
The PPRO however said the commissioner of police in the state, Mr. John Abang had ordered for a discrete investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident.