Horrific! Family of Five Dies in Okija after Eating Dinner

The entire Ndieke Umuatuegwu community in Okija, Anambra State is still in shock following the strange death of a family of five after a having dinner. The man (name withheld) and his three children were reported to have vomited blood after eating a meal cooked by his wife. The man and his children had died one after the other while the woman was said to have slumped and died on seeing that her entire family had passed on.

A facebook user posted these photographs of what happened in his community.

Reports have it that the tragic incident started on Wednesday August 9, when the woman had finished cooking and served a plate of food to her husband who just returned from hisĀ  okada work. As he was eating with his three children, he fell down and started vomiting blood. Some minutes later, one of his sons also started vomiting blood. The remaining kids who had eaten the meal with their father were reported to have started having the same strange experience. They were all rushed to the hospital where they were later pronounced dead.

It was gathered that on Friday, the woman who was now alone in the family slumped and died as she could not face the horrific experience of losing all her family members in a strange manner. Sources say the meal eaten by the man and his kids may have been poisoned but investigations are still on-going.

It was also gathered the villagers assembled the Corpses for investigations to commence.

Details of the investigation are still sketchy.

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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  1. Okeke Augustine. C

    This is seriouse. Scarring, may their souls rest in Peace. Amen

  2. Aww, its a pity. This could be food poison.

  3. chisom Janefrances

    This is terrible….. What a wicked world…

  4. Hmmmm it is well ooo

  5. Hmmm…oya,let the perpetrator go and grab their assets. ‘…for all is vanity…’ May their soul find peace in the bosom of our Lord,Amen!

  6. this story is really unbelievable, God pls accept their souls. reg number 2016054149

  7. Okonkwo Mary ogechukwu

    May their humble soul rest in the bossom of the almighty. No conscience in human anymore, may God help us

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