A pastor identified as Richard Ifeanyi Obi has been found dead in a room he was lodged at No. 5 Onuorah Street Amaenyi Awka, Anambra State, The Nation reports.
According to reports, he had left his Warri, Delta state base for Anambra to conduct a delivery session on the family whose house he gave up the ghost.
Speaking on the circumstance surrounding his death, Anambra state police spokesman, Haruna Mohammed, the state Commissioner of Police John Abang has ordered for a discreet investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident.
“One Ikechukwu Uchendu ‘m’ of No. 5 Onuorah Street Amaenyi Awka reported at the Central Police Station Awka that one Pastor Richard Ifeanyi Obi ‘m’ who came from Warri to perform family prayers in his house was found lying lifeless in the room he slept.
“Following the report, Police detectives attached to CPS Awka visited the scene, photographed the victim and rushed him to the hospital where he was certified dead by the medical doctor. Corpse deposited at Amaku hospital mortuary for autopsy.”