The Ebonyi State Police Command on Sunday said it had discovered the body of a yet-to-be identified woman in a hotel room in Abakaliki, the state capital of Ebonyi State, South-east Nigeria.
According to the command’s spokesperson, DSP Loveth Odah, who confirmed the development on last Sunday, said the woman’s corpse was discovered at the Crown Garden Hotel, located along Afikpo Road in the capital city.
She said the woman had deep cuts on the chest and neck, and had been deposited in a mortuary.
Odah, who said that the victim was found in a pool of her own blood, said one Uchenna Awoke had been identified as the suspect.
According to her, the manager of the hotel, Mr Emmanuel Eze, and other workers had been taken to the police station for interrogation and accused the hotel management of negligence.