Miss Ngozi Eze, was raped to death by unknown persons in ,Ezike, Igbo-eze Local Government Area, Enugu State.
The 18 year old was found in a bush behind a community secondary school, several hours after her family declared her wanted.
The deceased father, Mr Jonathan told the crowd gathered where his daughter’s corpse was found that he drove her in his motor cycle to the school, where she went for JAMB lessons on Tuesday,28th March,2019 and on his return to pick her up, was told someone had given her a lift.
He said he went home hoping to find his daughter at home, he waited till 8.pm before he started looking for her because she was not the type that normally socializes.
Mr Jonathan said they couldn’t sleep as their daughter’s phone number was switched off and it was during the early hours of Wednesday morning, that her corpse was found.
One of the detectives told newsmen at the scene that close observation of Ngozi’s corpse showed lacerations around her neck and ankles, suggesting that she must have been strangled by her rapists, even as some of her books, pens, handkerchief and shreds of her clothing were scattered around the scene.
Investigation is on going and the perpetrators will be brought to book.