Disaster struck in Owerri, on Thursday the Imo State capital as an unknown lady reportedly died in the matrimonial home of her concubine.

The incident which occurred at the MCC Road area of the state capital caused panic in the area.

A source who preferred anonymity told journalists that the man brought his mistress to his matrimonial home after taking his wife and children to the village for the new year celebration.

The source said: “The man took his family to the village, came back and took his mistress to a function before taking her to his house. “

“The mistress died later in the man’s house in the midnight.

The man has been  arrested by the Imo State Police command with the corpse evacuated.”

Orlando Ikeokwu,  the police spokesperson in the state, confirmed the incident.

Ikeokwu,   said an investigation had commenced, to ascertain the real cause of her death.