The bodies of Ufuoma Atidja and Matilda Aghotor who are lovers were found in their room a day after they have reportedly returned from a party the previous night.
It was gathered that the remains were discovered on Saturday morning, February 13, after neighbours peeped through the window. The man was allegedly found on the floor and the woman on the bed.
Per the incident which happened at the Sapele Local Government Area, Delta Stae Nigeria, the couple went to a party and arrived late at night.
“They came home late after the party and slept off yesterday, only to wake up this morning and we found them dead.” a close source said.
According to the source, Ufuoma and Matilda had just returned to the country last year from an undisclosed overseas’ country and had reportedly moved into the vicinity last December.
“He occasionally uses his vehicle to shuttle between Sapele and Warri route, and he was a lively fellow who was always visible and when neighbours woke up that morning and noticed his vehicle was there and there was no sign of the wife and him. W
e became worried, his window was opened but when we noticed his door was locked inside, we became curious, that was when we looked through the windows and saw the dead bodies.” the source added.
However, another source said that their deaths may have been a result of inhaling generator fumes.
“Their generator was put on yesterday when they came back and we are suspecting it must have been the cause of their death.”
The police have begun an investigation into the cause of death.