Two undergraduates of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri have been confirmed dead after engaging in a suspected foursome sex romp with a female student of the institution.
It was gathered that the incident occurred at the Sunshine Lodge in Ihiagwa near the FUTO campus.
The news of the death was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.
Confirming the incident, Ikeokwu said the deceased were suspected to have abused drugs during the sex romp.
The names of the dead victims are Ugochukwu Kingsley and Richard while Aka Uche 27, and the female victim, Onyinyechi Okafor, Ikeokwu were found unconscious and are receiving medical attention.
Ikeokwu who noted that the two unconscious victims are receiving treatment in hospital added that substances suspected to be Indian hemp and tramadol were recovered from the scene.
In his words; “On April 2, information was received from the caretaker of the Sunshine Lodge in Ihiagwa, Owerri, that the students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Ugochukwu Kingsley, Richard and one Aka Uche were engaged in a sex romp with one Onyinyechi Okafor, also a student of the same university.
“Police detectives from the Nekede Division promptly mobilised to the scene and found the four victims completely naked and unconscious. The police operatives recovered substances suspected to be Indian hemp and tramadol from the scene.
“The victims were immediately conveyed to the police clinic and two of the victims, Kingsley and Richard, were certified dead by the medical doctor on duty.
“The corpses have been deposited in the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, for autopsy, while the female victim, whose condition is yet to be stabilised, and uche have been referred to the FMC, Owerri, for further medical attention.
“The families of the deceased have been contacted, while the conditions of the surviving victims are still being closely monitored.”
When contacted, the Public Relations Officer, FUTO, Uche Nwelue, said the institution was still investigating to confirm if the victims were its students.
He said; “We are still investigating to ascertain if truly they are students of FUTO. You know that the hostel where the incident occurred, is being occupied by students from different institutions.
“Apart from FUTO students, who live there, students of the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, also live there. We have to conclude our investigation first before we can come up with an official position on the incident. But I have read about it online.”