Tragedy: food Poison Kills Grand Pa, 2 Grandchildren, As Man Kills Wife, Brother In Imo

The sleeping Umuewi village in Ihebinowere, Okwudor community in Njaba LGA, Imo State was thrown into confusion and agony yesterday (Tuesday), as a result of the tragic death of three members of a family allegedly by food poison.
The remains of the deceased grandfather, Moses Oguebuka and two of his grandchildren, were discovered in the family’s apartment in the morning.
It was gathered from eyewitnesses that their corpses were discovered when one the man’s mistresses came to his house and met the house locked in afternoon.
Reports had it that after knocking several times and the dead man’s telephone rang repeatedly without any answer, the woman opened one of the windows and saw the three lifeless bodies in the room.
The lady, whose name was not immediately known, was said to have raised an alarm which attracted villagers, who forced the house open.
Entering the room, the neighbours discovered that all the three occupants were lying on the floor with foamy substances and blood gushing out of their mouths.
A vigilante operative, Mr. Uzor Akachukwu opined that the victims might have died of food poisoning, even as his lamented that the incident was quit strange and shocking to the villagers.
According to Akachukwu, “we were called upon this morning that no one from the Oguebuka family had come out of their house. We knew this was unusual because his grandchildren usually come out early to prepare for school. They are pupils of St. Banabas Primary School Okwudor”.
He maintained, “that the villagers were confused and after several attempts and calls to hear from them failed, we broke the door and when we entered the house, we saw the three of them lying on the floor with foamy substances and blood coming out of their mouths, which fueled the suspicion of food poisoning”.
In another development, one Mr. Nnamdi Amajioyi has allegedly murdered his wife at Umuifem village in Obowo Local Government Area of Imo State.
He was said to have hacked his younger brother to death when his action was busted and escaped through Imo River to Umuahia, Abia State before the police could apprehend him.
The incident was also said to have occurred on Tuesday at the family compound following a reported misunderstanding.

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