A 200 -level female Accounting student of the University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, identified as Adaeze has been found dead in her off campus apartment in Aluu Community of Ikwerre local Government Area of the state capital.
Adaeze’s lifeless body was found over the weekend.
According to Peak News, the Dean of Students Affairs UNIPORT, Professor Chima Wokocha, confirmed the incident, stating that when the University management, the parents and the Police visited the apartment, a bottle of insecticide was found beside the remains of the girl.
He said: “Her body was brought to the Chief Lulu-Brigss Health Centre by people who live around her in her lodge.
“She didn’t die in the university hostel. She died in her off-campus residence in Aluu and the scene of the crime was visited by the management of the university, including my humble self.
“The police were there with us also. We acknowledge the fact that she had taken a substance and passed out because there was a bottle of a substance that was found by her side.
“The parents have come there and I think they are making arrangements to take the body.”
It was gathered that the Rivers State Police Command had not reacted to the incident, despite the fact that its operatives were among the team that visit the scene.