A 36-year-old man identified as Onyekachi Nwosu was found dead while having sex with his girlfriend, Chima at a hotel in Aguda area of Surulere, Lagos State.
The businessman started gasping for air shortly after he turned up for a short time rest at Alfredo Suites around 10pm with his lover. He was found dead after the hotel’s manager and other staff rushed to the room he was after being alerted by Chima.
The police officers from Aguda Police Division who visited the scene, arrested Chima alongside the Waitress, Mary who served the room 107 where the duo lodged.
Recounting how the incident occurred, the manager said “I was in the bar with some guests, who came to lodge, when Isaac suddenly rushed to inform me that Chima was panting at the reception. I immediately went to enquire what was wrong and she said something had happened in the room. The security guard and I went to the room and met Nwosu’s lying naked on the bed.
“When I asked her what happened, Chima said she and Nwosu had a round of sex and afterwards, he started shivering and that was when she rushed to call us. I told her that he was dead and called the Divisional Police Officer, Aguda Division, who instructed us not to release her.
“When the police came, Chima and two of the hotel workers, Marylyn and Mary, who served the lovers, were arrested. But I accompanied them to the station, where we all wrote statements, and later, the police, our security guard and I went back to evacuate the corpse to the Mainland Hospital’s mortuary around 2am.”
Also confirming the incident, a source told Punch that Nwosu’s family refused to press charges against Chima after a member of his family who is a medical doctor concluded that he died of cardiac arrest.
“One of the relatives of the deceased is a doctor and listened to Chima’s explanation that after they finished making love, he went for a shower in the bathroom and came back to lay on the bed and started gasping for air and foamy substances started coming out of his mouth before he died.
“I was told that the family said they were not pressing charges and demanded the release of his remains for burial, because the doctor said he was convinced that he died of cardiac arrest” the source said.
The Lagos state Police spokesperson, Elkana Bala said they were notified of the incident on September 12 and evacuated the corpse upon arriving the scene.
“We have launched an investigation into the case and also moved the corpse to the mortuary. We have questioned some persons, who we believe could shed light on what really transpired before the man died. Investigation is ongoing,” Elkana said.