Tragedy struck in Uttam Nagar Area of Delhi, India, after three Nigerians were found mysteriously dead in a flat in Delhi.
The bodies were discovered on Friday, May 31.
The landlord of the building who invited the police to the scene said he noticed a foul smell belching out of the flat and suspected something was wrong, Times of India reports.
According to the Landlord, “Two bodies were found in one room and the third in another room. No external injury marks were found on them.”
The deceased have been identified as Christopher (36), Greece Ben (33) and David. Two of them — Christopher and Greece — lived on different floors of the building. David lived somewhere else and would visit the duo often, the police said.
Reports have it that Christopher had come to India in March and Ben in April. Both of them had business visas, the police said.
The three friends met frequently for food and liquor. Their bodies were found in a third floor flat that had been rented out to Ben. Christopher lived on the second floor of the house, they said.
A forensic team collected evidence from the flat where the bodies were found.
“It is suspected that the deaths occurred late last night. The reason is not yet known. No drugs were found from the flat but the pungent smell of some chemical was felt,” the officer said.
Investigations are ongoing to unravel the mystery behind the strange deaths, eve as the bodies have been sent for autopsy.