They had thought that in few days time, they would start savouring the joy and benefits of matrimony but they never lived to see their dreams of marital life actualized.
Two lovers, simply identified as Udogi Eguke and Ese, were found dead under a mysterious circumstances in their Makolomi Street apartment in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
The house owner, Chief Alfred Onavwa, who shared the top floor of the one-storey building with one of the deceased, confirmed the incident.
He said having been contacted on the absence of one of the deceased by neighbours, he called his (deceased) line only to realize that his mobile phone was ringing upstairs.
He explained further that, “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.
When contacted for comments, Ughelli Divisional Police Officer, Samuel Musa, neither debunked nor confirmed the incident.
He directed all comments on the matter to the state Police Public Relation Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Celestina Kalu.tweet Follow @@metrolens1