The corpse of a medical doctor has been found in his hospital in Anambra state, months after he died.
The decomposing corpse of the 65-year-old medical doctor, Dr Gilbert Afam Gini was discovered by one Barr Duke Onyebuchi Ezeonwuka on Tuesday in his two flats, which he uses to run his hospital, Santa Cruz clinic at No 9 Eze Crescent Ezinifite Okpuno, near Awka.
According to the Police PRO in Anambra, SP Haruna Mohammed press release, Dr. Gilbert’s body was discovered the body on Tuesday when Barr. Ezeonwuka visited the property which he manages and found it locked, and a strong stench emanating from it.
Haruna said, “He was however taken aback by an unusual odour oozing out from one of the rooms on the upper floor, which prompted him to call on neighbours who assisted to open the window, whereupon they saw the decomposed body in the room.
“Police detectives from ‘B’ Division Awka led by the DPO visited the scene and confirmed the incident.
“Victim’s Gionee cell phone, which was plugged for charging was recovered. Photographs taken. No implement of violence seen or observed and no foul play suspected from a critical analysis of the crime scene
“The relatives have been contacted and arrangements ongoing to evacuate the remains for autopsy and prevent disease outbreak in the vicinity.”
Ezeonwuka however revealed that deceased usually traveled to Brazil regularly, shutting down the hospital, and it was presumed to have traveled in September, not knowing he had died in the room.