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Missing IMSU law student found dead after five days

A law student of Imo State University, Owerri, Kingsley Chiwueze, has been found dead, five days after he went missing.

The 300-level student was on Monday declared missing after effects made to find him proved abortive.

It was gathered that the deceased who was involved in student unionism hailed from Oguta Local Government Area of the state.

According to The PUNCH, Chiwueze had two weeks ago made his intention known to vie for the office of senate president of the National Association of Imo State Students.

The president of the Students’ Union of IMSU, Arinze Oguike, who confirmed the development said the corpse of the law undergraduate was found in the morgue of Umuguma General Hospital, Owerri, on Sunday.

Oguike disclosed that the students stormed the mortuary and the attendant told them that the corpse was allegedly deposited by the management of St Joseph Hospital, Wetheral, Owerri.

“The attendant told us that his corpse was brought by people from St Joseph hospital, Whetheral. We will go to the hospital to find out how they took custody of the student.”

IMSU spokesperson, Ralph Njokuobi, when contacted said that he would communicate with the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof Peter Akah, about the incident.

The Police spokesperson in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, said he had not been briefed.

Graphic image of the the victim’s corpse

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