Tragedy in Imo State as Family of Nine Die Mysteriously after Attending Burial Ceremony

Tragedy struck Sunday morning at Umuakoro Village in Emekuku Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo state when 9 bodies of the Pascal Njoku Family were found dead at their residence in the early hours of the day.

According to sources, Mr. Pascal Njoku who worked and resided in Port-harcourt, Rivers state, had come back home for the final burial ceremony of his mum who died some months ago. He was accompanied by his wife, 5 children, his sister-in-law and her son. Shortly after the burial on Saturday, they all went to their respective rooms to sleep.

However, in the early hours of Sunday, all nine of them were found dead. At the moment, the reason of their deaths could not be ascertained. But sources said their mouths were all foaming profusely when the bodies were brought out of the rooms.

The Imo State Commissioner of health Obi Njoku who visited the scene of the occurrence said from the foaming found in their mouth, there is a possibility that they might have died of food poisioning. The commissioner has also informed that the state government will carry out an autopsy to know the cause of their death.

23 Comments

  • Village bad belle people fit don do them something be that….. 1.first police shud confiscate all food material found around the house including water and test them for presence of poison. This has to be done immediately b4 the culprit goes to remove them. 2. Then they shud get a good doctor to open their stomach and collect samples of the food in them for lab test for presence of poison. 3. They shud also check for possible gas poisoning tru generator 4. Then find out who last visited them, or spent time with them b4 they went to bed

  • The world is wicked; may the anger of God be upon the person that did this to this family. For God sake what has the person achieved by doing this? Pls all nigerian should take this as a lesson: be careful when making decision 2 travel home wit ur family.

  • the heart of men is desperate to do wickedness, dis is pure wickedness. plpp shuld be careful wt villagers cos some of dem are very dangerous & deadly. let me ask who ever u are dat did dis “hv u any profit? rembr dere’s a God in heaven. he will reward u very soon. ogwo nshi ga alakwa n’ nshi so dnt think it’s over where ever u are. are u hapy rendering dis family childless at dis their age too too bad abomination Aru emehhh n’ Imo State

  • This is pathatic as wel mysterious. If it were truely food poison I think there should have been adverse reaction of discomfort & cruel abnormalities dat wud have attracted attention. No vomit, no incessant stooling, no screaming, & no call for help. Just foaming & death? Something went wrong somewhere. U & I do not know but God undstds. But rememba, D SOUL DAT SINNETH IT SHAL DIE. FOR GOD SHAL JUDGE ALL D SECRET OF MAN.

  • Fellow Nigerians, pls let us return to our God. I feel God is not hapy wit us. Tragedy has become a normal thing in Nigeria, why! God have mercy. While we are trying to resuscitate frm d Dana mayhem & see to hw we can overcome the shock, then this came up. In d North is physical onslaught, represial attack & suicide bombing while in d East it is inexplicable annihilation of a family of nine. God have mercy.

  • God hv mercy on your children. We as children are just walkin in this world without knowin who is plannin to eliminate us. Please God save us from the hands of evildoers.

  • FELLOW NIGERIANS WHY ARE WE INVITING GOD’S WRATH TO OURSELVES?OTHER COUNTRIES ARE EXPERIENCING NATURAL DISASTER, EG EARTHQUACK, FLOODING &THE REST.WE DON’THAVE EITHER OF THESE, WE ARE THE ONE TELLING GOD HE DOESN’T KNOW WHAT HE IS DOING BY ALLOWING US NOT TO PASS THROUGH THOSE OCCURANCES.WELL GOD WILL VISIT WHOEVER DID THIS AT HIS OWN TIME, HIS JUDGMENT HAS NO APPEAL. MAY THEIR SOULS FIND REST IN THE LORD AMEN.

  • i qt agree wit agege ja if it was food poisn dia wil be reactns and body system are not d sam som wit very strng body immnty wold hve been hosptlsd a think de died at the sam time witout struglin with death from d pict u can notce it either some one has don it or since its after berial culd it be ancestral what ever only God knows

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