20-Year-Old Man, Chidiebere David Drowns While Swimming At His Friend's Birthday Party In Abia

Date: 30-11-2018 4:48 pm (2 years ago) | Author: CLARA JANCITA
- at 30-11-2018 04:48 PM (2 years ago)
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A promising young Nigerian man has left his family members in bitter pain after he drowned at a friend's birthday party. A 20-year-old man, simply identified as Chidiebere David, drowned on Thursday night in the swimming pool of a new but popular hotel on Margret Avenue, GRA, Aba in Abia.
 
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Abia, Mr Geoffrey Ogbonna, confirmed the incident on Friday.
 
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“The man is about 20 years old. His name is Chidiebere David. He accompanied his friends to a birthday party in the hotel and got drowned there. That was exactly what happened,’’
he said.
 
Ogbonna, however, did not say if the police were foreclosing further investigations into the matter.
 
The deceased went with his friends who were over 16 in number to the hotel to celebrate the birthday of one of them.
 
Chidiebere who hailed from Imo died at the pool with no one realizing that he had drowned until sometimes later.
 
When the deceased colleagues saw his body inside the pool and made frantic efforts to save him, they discovered that he had died.
 
The relatives of the young man were said to have later arrived at the scene, taken his body and deposited at a morgue close to the hotel.
 
An anonymous source within the hotel said that the friends of the deceased were arrested and taken into custody same night by policemen from Aba Area Command.


Posted: at 30-11-2018 04:48 PM (2 years ago) | Hero