The families of a wedding groom and bride were thrown into mourning when the groom slumped and died few hours to wedding.
The groom, Mr Samuel Yarling, of Lamingo, Jos, reportedly died on his wedding day slated for March 21, at the ECWA Church Seminary, Jos, leaving his bride-to-be and both families completely devastated.
According to family members, Late Yarling was set to marry his heartthrob, Miss Helen Weze, a nurse, who is currently on admission at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital (BHUT) after going into shock, on learning about her soon-to-be husband’s death.
A family member said that late Yarling was full of life before his untimely death.
He said that both the late groom and he had gone to pick his wedding suit at his sister’s house at about 12 am and while there he fell on the ground and had a slight bruise on his head.
He said that his bruise was treated at a nearby patent medicine store while they left for their guest house where they could pass the night.
Recounting further, the source said that after about an hour of their arrival at the guest house the late Yarling began to vomit uncontrollably.
He said that it made him call for help and he was rushed to Bingham University Teaching Hospital for treatment but was confirmed dead on arrival.
He described his death as shocking and painful saying late Yarling kept telling him he was fine until everything took a different turn and he died in his arms.