There was a lot of tensity as residents of Amaokpo Nike village, Enugu East Local Government Area, of Enugu State, on Wednesday, April 29, found decomposing corpses of a man, his pregnant wife and three of his four kids inside his apartment.
It was gathered that the only surviving child was unconscious when they broke the door.
A resident, who spoke to newsmen on the condition of anonymity, disclosed that they were worried when they noticed that nobody had come out of the building between Tuesday and Wednesday and suspected something was wrong.
So, they started dialing the man’s phone number which rang many times without response.
According to him, “this is mysterious. We discovered that nobody had come out of the man’s apartment for two days and we called his number without answering.
“It was by the time we broke the window that we discovered the entire family had died and were already decomposing except the man’s first son, who was unconscious.
“We decided to transport the corpses to St Basil Hospital close to the local government secretariat but they were rejected.
The corpse was abandoned in the vehicle till the morning of Thursday, April,30.
“We informed the state Ministry of Health , they came Thursday morning and carried the corpses to the National Orthopedic Hospital mortuary.”
The man also said the health personnel’s were also there to decontaminate the man’s compound.