UBTH doctor found dead in hotel

A medical doctor at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) was found dead in a hotel room in the state last Sunday.

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According to the police, the doctor identified as, Dr Ogbeide had checked into a hotel in the state on Saturday January 19th and by Sunday January 20th, he was found dead.

His family members were not able to reach him throughout Saturday.

The police arrived the hotel he checked into on Sunday and after repeated knocks on the door without a response, the door was forced open and he was found dead with his face down on the bed. A bottle of soft drink was found by his side.

The police could not ascertain if he was poisoned or committed suicide.

Some of his colleagues are however of the opinion that his death is cult related. It is alleged that he was whisked away and taken to the hotel to be killed. The police have refuted this claim, saying the body of the doctor had no mark of struggle on him.

His remains has been deposited in the morgue while the police investigation into his death continues.


  1. End time has come oh everyone needs to be careful and we should inform our family of our whereabouts

  2. Hmmmmmm. Only God knows what he was doing in the hotel and who webt in with him.God bless Nigeria

  3. This is sad news to hear, God have mercy. Maybe it’s his fault I do not know but my condolences

  4. Proper investigation on the drink should be carried out if it was poison or not. My condolence to they family

  5. this is seriously touching.
    Although I am not surprise because it is appointment unto a man once to do.
    You can sleep and didn’t wake up, it is death.
    May the Lord accept your soul. Amen.

  6. The only place the investigation can start by testing the soft drinks beside him to know if it contains any kind of poison.

  7. This is a huge tragedy they to know more about the cause of his death rest on in the blossom of the lord.

  8. We should always cover ourself and our families in prayer. This world is full of evils and bizarre happenings. May his soul rest in perfect peace.

  9. RIP.They should have done extreme research on the body to know if they will see evidence.They shouldn’t have given up like that

  10. Autopsy should be the best and fast to determine the cause of his death since no suicidal note was found,


  11. How can the Police not ascertain cause of death. Do they not have medical doctors at the Police clinic or forensics? Rubbish Nation

  12. He may have committed suicide, but proper investigation should be made to ascertain what actually happened

  13. rest in peace doc, it’s only God that knows what happened to you. My condolences goes to his family,.

  14. This is a sad news, how can someone die and by this time police hasn’t found out what killed him, an autopsy should be carried out to know what killed him. May his soul Rest In Peace

  15. I don’t understand why not take the bottle of soft drink immediately to test and know the cause of his death and stop the delay so if he was killed, investigate and punish for their crime.

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