A 300-level law student of Imo State University, Owerri, identified as Kingsley Chiwueze, has been found dead, five days after he went missing.
NEWSNAIJA learned that Chiwueze was on Monday declared missing after effects made to find him proved abortive.
It was learned that the deceased who was involved in student unionism hailed from Oguta Local Government Area of the state.
Investigation revealed that Chiwueze had two weeks ago made his intention known to vie for the office of senate president of the National Association of Imo State Students.
, Arinze Oguike, the president of the Students’ Union of IMSU confirmed the development to our correspondent on Sunday.
He informed that the corpse of the law undergraduate was found in the morgue of Umuguma General Hospital, Owerri, on Sunday.
Oguike said that the students stormed the mortuary and the attendant told them that the corpse was allegedly deposited by the management of St Joseph Hospital, Wetheral, Owerri.
The student leader said, “The attendant told us that his corpse was brought by people from St Joseph hospital, Whether. We will go to the hospital to find out how they took custody of the student.
When contacted, Ralph Njokuobi, IMSU spokesperson, said that he would communicate with the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof Peter Akah, about the incident.
Orlando Ikeokwu, the Police spokesperson in the state, said he had not been briefed.