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Palpable tension grips Warri as an unidentified male corpse has been discovered at Odien junction, close to Governmen Gate in Igbudu community, Warri South Local Government Council Area of Delta State.
THEMANDATE gathered that the yet to be identified corpse was set ablaze by unknown persons in the early hours of Thursday May 27, 2021.
Sources said that the case is suspected to be a criminal case, adding that they came out in the morning to meet the corpse on fire. “We don’t know who set the body ablaze and why they killed the person.”
“We don’t know what happened, we don’t know how it happened. Till this moment as we are talking to you now, no one has come out to say he was robbed.”
“May be this body was brought from outside to this place before it was set ablaze because the burning allegedly started about 4pm.”
“Whether the deceased is a native of the community could not be ascertained, as details of the dead teanager were still sketchy at the time of filing this report.”
However, residents of the area who did not want their names on print told our correspondent who visited the area that, “if something like this can happen here, it means nobody is secured here.”
“The leaders of this state and the federal government should do something to stop this kind of killing in Delta community. No one is happy after seeing this corpse.”
When contacted for comments, the spokesperson for the State Police Public Relations, Officer. PPRO. DSP Edafe Bright confirmed the report when he said, “yes, an unidentified corpse burnt to Ashes was found along Odien junction, warri. But we don’t know what happened.” PPRO added.