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- On May 17, 2020
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An American lady alleged to have been invited to Nigeria by a young man suspected to be Yahoo boy whom she met on Facebook recently died of suspected coronavirus complications at Osubi in Delta State.
The identity of the lady could not be immediately ascertained as at the time of filing this report, but the source said she died on Sunday morning after she was alleged to have manifested some symptoms of the dreaded virus and was taken to a private hospital in Osubi, Okpe local government area of Delta State.
Speaking with our reporter, a police officer who does not want his name in print at the Orerokpe Divisional Police Station disclosed that the young man and the white lady was said to have been lodged at a hotel in Osubi town since her arrival to Nigeria on March 3, 2020.
The police officer said, “The young man and the American lady lodged in a hotel at Osubi where they had spent some months. The American lady was said to have felt sick and she began to manifest some symptoms of coronavirus (covid 19) with severe pain and coughing. Her Facebook boyfriend took her to a private hospital where she was confirmed dead.
The Facebook lover whose name was not immediately known took the lady’s corpse in a Venza Toyota car to Orerokpe Police Divisional headquarters.
The Facebook lover was detained at the police station, while a medical doctor was invited to take blood samples of the young man and lover lover for test.
At Osubi, some alleged that the Nigeria lover whom they claimed to be Yahoo boy must have used her for rituals.
When The Urhobo Voice contacted the Delta State Police image maker, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, she confirmed the incident, explaining that the American lady’s corpse was broughtto Orerokpe Police Divisional headquarters by her lover, who revealed to the police that the deceased had severe cough for a week running and did not take her to the authorities for quarantine or self isolation..
In another development, the police have said that the results have been released and both the Nigeria lover and his Americangirlfriend whom they said is 67years tested negative, and which suggests that the cause of her death is yet to be known.
Meanwhile, the corpse of the lady has been deposited in a morgue, while the Nigeria lover has been transferred Delta State Police command headquarters for further investigation.