A 28-year-old man, Elijah Egbara, a native of Oshiegbe community in Ezza North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State was found dead on his bed, morning, after having sex with his fiancée.
The PUNCH gathered that the deceased and his fiancée went to bed after dinner the night before the incident , without any complaint of sickness or pain, by the former.
A source close to the deceased and his fiancée, who spoke our correspondent on the condition of anonymity, said the fiancée of the deceased had raised an alarm which attracted neighbours in the vicinity.
The source said, “After having their dinner, they slept together on the same bed only for her to wake up the following day, and she discovered that her husband-to -be had died. She raised the alarm and other neighbours ran out to meet her.
“The man they said had never complained of anything, and even his wife – to-be said he was not sick . He had no pains in any part of his body. He is a native of Oshiegbe in Ezza North LGA of Ebonyi State.”
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Loveth Odah, disclosed that the deceased’ s fiancée was initially arrested by the police, but released on the requests of both her parents and that of the deceased to enable them to ascertain the cause of the death.
Odah said autopsy was being conducted on the corpse, to further ascertain, not just the immediate, but the remote cause of the death.