Final year varsity student found dead in suspected suicide
A final year student of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture in Imo State, Mr. Louis Chigozirim Ihejirika, was on Friday, found dead in his hostel room in what looks like a suicide action.
According to eye-witnesses, the incident occurred at his hostel, Snow lodge, Umuariaga, where he was said to have locked the door and closed the windows before committing the act.
When the door of his room was eventually forced open, Ihejirika was found dangling from the ceiling fan.
[penci_blockquote style=”style-2″ align=”none” author=””]Stella wrote: “With a heavy heart we the 400L students of B.Agric (SIWES STUDENTS) announce the death of one of us by name Louis Chigozirim Ihejirika, who died mysteriously by hanging himself.[/penci_blockquote]The police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding his death to ascertain whether it was suicide or murder.
A close friend of the late student, Nwachukwu Stella, who announced his dead wrote that when they first heard about the incident, they could not believe it.
Stella wrote: “With a heavy heart we the 400L students of B.Agric (SIWES STUDENTS) announce the death of one of us by name Louis Chigozirim Ihejirika, who died mysteriously by hanging himself.
“At first, we thought it was a joke but on getting to the scene ground I saw my man already dead, the whole doors and windows were locked but with the help of the three guys who went with me, the Almaco was forced open and, behold Louis on a ceiling fan hook with white polo and his black jean trouser, already dead.
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“I know we can’t question God but I strongly believe he should have an answer and reason behind this death as we embark on a prayer we believe God will reveal everything hidden in the eyes of man that propelled this handsome, brilliant and sound young man to take his own life by Hanging.
“Louis, you have been my close friend and departmental mate but at this point I am heartbroken because there is nothing in this life that can make you take your own life without seeking my advice. But I pray God to give your family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss”.