Yesterday, the men of the Rivers State Police Command, exhumed the decomposing corpse of a woman allegedly murdered by her lover in Rumuepirikom, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state.
The woman identified as Better Ozige Nwabueze who was said to have been in a relationship with one Prince Udenna Uwabie, also known as J-Boy, was buried in her lover’s room after she was allegedly killed on Sunday, December 2, 2018.
According to reports, J-Boy and his lover had a disagreement after he accused her of having an affair with another man.
A brother to the deceased said when J-Boy was asked of his sister’s whereabouts since Monday that she had been missing, he said he did not know where she was.
He disclosed that while the search continued, the matter was reported at the Kala Police Station, and that the operatives later found out that J-Boy had murdered his sister.
It was observed that a large crowd had gathered around 10 am on Thursday at a house located along Wimpey, Ikwerre Road in Port Harcourt, where the deceased was buried, to witness the exhumation of the corpse by the police.
An eyewitness, who identified herself as Chika, said the police arrived the scene of the incident, went inside the suspect’s room, opened a shallow grave found in the room, and exhumed the decomposing corpse of a lady.
She said, “We only know the suspect as J-Boy; he is from Rumuepirikom, Obio-Akpor LGA, while the girlfriend hailed from Ndele in Emohua LGA. “Some police officers came on Thursday morning and exhumed the decomposing remains of the murdered woman right inside J-Boy’s room in Chime’s compound.
The suspect had since been arrested and is helping the police in their investigation and would soon be charged to court.