POLICE DISCOVERED A DECOMPOSING BODY OF A MARRIED WOMAN ALLEDGEDLY KILLED BY OWN HUSBAND
The Anambra State Police command says it recovered the decomposing body of a married woman at Chimas House Ezimezi, Amawbia in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State after distress call was received by the Central Police Station Awka that unusual odour was perceived by the neighbours oozing out from the room of one Mr. Ikechukwu Atansi of the said address and that flies were seen hovering all over the premises.
A release signed by the Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed, on behalf of the
Commissioner of Police Anambra State Police Command stated that following the report, Police patrol team led by the Divisional Police Officer, Central Police Station Awka, CSP Chucks Nwoke, rushed to the scene, forced opened the door and discovered a decomposing body of a woman who was later identified as 31 years old Mrs Uchechi Atansi, of Enugwu-Agidi lying lifeless in the room. After careful analysis of the scene by police detectives, showed marks of violence on the body of the victim and blood spilled all over the room.
Consequently, photographs of the victim as well as the scene were taken and corpse removed and deposited at Amaku General Hospital mortuary for autopsy after it was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.
The release however stated, that surprisingly, the deceased’s husband, Mr. Ikechukwu Atansi aged 49 of Umudum village in Isuanochia was right inside the room with the deceased when the door was opened and could not give a satisfactory account of what actually transpired but claimed to have been injected with a substance by unknown persons who according to him must have killed his wife.
The husband was subsequently arrested and he is assisting the Police with useful information to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Meanwhile, the case has been transferred to the State Criminal investigation department(CID) Awka for discreet investigation following the orders of the Commissioner of Police CP John B.Abang, who ordered for its immediate transfer