Another UNIPORT student found dead in her apartment 2 weeks after first incident

Another female student of the University of Port Harcourt, identified as Adaeze, has been found dead in her apartment in Aluu, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Punch reports that Adaeze’s lifeless body was found on Friday in her off-campus residence in Aluu, a community near the university.

This incident comes barely two weeks after the decomposing body of a 300-level undergraduate of Biochemistry, Justina Otuene, allegedly killed by her ex-lover, identified as Damian Okoligwe, was found in the latter’s residence in Ozuoba in Obi Akpor Local Government Area of the state.

Okoligwe, a 400-level student of Petrochemical Engineering also in UNIPORT, is currently in detention.

Speaking on the latest incident, the Dean of Student Affairs, UNIPORT, Chima Wokocha, said the lifeless body of the student was found in her off-campus residence and brought to a health facility in the school by some of her neighbours.

Wokocha said the management of the institution and the police had visited the scene of the incident, adding that the parents of the late female undergraduate had also been notified.

“Her body was brought to the Chief Lulu-Brigss Health Centre by people who live around her in her lodge.

“She didn’t die in the university hostel. She died in her off-campus residence in Aluu, and the scene of the crime was visited by the management of the university, including my humble self.

“The police were there with us also. We acknowledge the fact that she had taken a substance and passed out because there was a bottle of a substance that was found by her side.

“The parents have come there, and I think they are making arrangements to take the body,” he said.

Adaeze is said to be a 200-level undergraduate in Accounting.

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