…viral video showed the deceased’s body dumped at the back seat of the vehicle
A 50-year old man was on Wednesday found dead inside a vehicle in Nawfija, along Umunze road, Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The deceased suspected to be killed by hoodlums was found with marks of violence and gunshot injury on his body.
A voice viral video said the deceased had returned to the state for Christmas celebration when he was attacked by the hoodlums who dumped the body at the back seat of the vehicle.
Confirming the incident, Police spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga said the body has been deposited at the morgue after being confirmed dead by the doctor.
He said, “Today 04/1/2023, police recovered an abandoned red Toyota Camry vehicle with reg No AGL 525 GA found along Umunze road.
“An immediate search was conducted in the vehicle, and the lifeless body of a young man with marks of violence and with suspected gunshot injury was found in the car.
“Further inquiries made revealed that the victim is one Mr. Udoka Eze ‘M’ aged 50yrs from Iyiafor Village, Owerezukala.
“He was confirmed dead by a doctor when taken to the hospital and the body has been deposited at the morgue. Investigation has since commenced.
“The Command wants to use this opportunity to call on the witnesses of this incident to come forward with information that will assist in the ongoing investigation and patrols have been intensified in the area.”