Man Found Dead In Hotel Swimming Pool


Imo State Police Command has arrested two persons for questioning in connection with the alleged sudden and unnatural death of a man in the swimming pool of Concorde Hotel, Owerri.

The deceased whose names and addresses remained unknown hit his head on the walls of the hotel swimming pool.

Some workers of the hotel disclosed that the man was initially spotted in the Bush Bar section of the hotel before ending up in the swimming pool.

According to reports, two divers have been arrested and are currently helping the police in their investigation into the ugly Christmas day incident.

The man was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, and confirmed dead on arrival by the doctor on duty.

Speaking in Owerri, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr Vitalis Onugu, said the report was first lodged at the New Owerri Police Division and later forwarded to the state police command headquarters.

“The deceased has been deposited at Aladinma Hospital mortuary, Owerri, for eventual autopsy.

“The Command is already investigating the matter with a view to ascertaining those involved in the matter,” the PPRO said.

In his message to Nigerians, Onugu appealed to those whose relations travelled to Owerri to spend the Christmas and New Year season but have not returned, to report to the public relations unit of Imo State Police Command.