Latest News - Niger Delta - October 13, 2020

7 yrs old missing boy found dead, floating in Delta river

A seven years old missing boy identified as Fejiro Emoavworhe has been found dead and floating at the bank of Ohovwe river, Ekiugbo, Ughelli North local government area of Delta state.

This incident happened barely two weeks after a young lady in her 20s was found in a driange wrapped with a sack with her breast, tongue and private part removed in Buluku street, Ughelli North local government area, Delta State.

Fejiro Emoavworhe was declared missing on Sunday October 4, 2020 when his whereabout couldn’t be traced to anywhere by his parents.

Mr. John Emoavworhe, father of late Fejiro who lives in Ogbeode Street, Ekiugbo-Ughelli, said he was only four months old in the community, and that his brother in-law came to his house in the eve of Sunday October 4, 2020 with slices of fried yam, Ice cream and plastic bottles of coke mineral for his children.

He noted that his son, Fejiro who was crying for ice cream outside was called by a standby man who put on a white dress telling him not to cry with promise to buy him the ice cream, that unknown to him and the mother and that after a while they started looking for his son.

Narrating the ordeal, the father said, “While we were still searching for Fejiro, my brother in-law leave the compound in hurry and when he was called upon by the family the following morning, he said he was going to church and later came to meet my family at about 7.00pm.

“My wife’s younger brother told my family that he did not know anything about Fejiro disappaerance but that he heard my neighbours saying that I used to beat my children and drive them out of home, that this time around I will find my child and tired.”

According to the father of the deceased, when his brother in-law was asked to direct them to the apartment, all the occupants of the apartment who are mainly ‘Yahoo Boys’ escaped through the back door.

Efforts to reach the Delta State Commissioner of Police for comment failed but a seniour police officer from ‘A’ Division Ughelli confirmed the incident.

The remains of Fejiro Emoavworhe has been deposited at an undisclosed morgue in Ughelli while team of doctors are carrying out the autopsy.

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