The Anambra State Police Command has recently provided an update on the shocking incident that took place at Cosmila Hotel on July 17, 2023.
The body of a young lady, later identified as Miss Chinyere Awuda, was discovered lifeless in an abandoned swimming pool within the hotel’s premises, sending shockwaves through the community.
According to preliminary reports, the unfortunate incident allegedly occurred during an event hosted at the hotel the previous night.
Some attendees accused the deceased of pilfering Naira notes that were being sprayed on the celebrant.
As the news spread, speculation arose that she had been beaten to death as a result.
To unravel the truth behind this tragic occurrence, the police swiftly initiated a comprehensive investigation which involved the arrest of the celebrant for questioning to ascertain any possible involvement or knowledge of the events leading up to the lady’s untimely demise.
Meanwhile, the body of Miss Chinyere Awuda was recovered and transferred to the morgue for a thorough autopsy.
Contrary to initial beliefs, the autopsy report brought forth a startling revelation. The pathologist’s findings indicated that there were no signs of trauma on the victim’s body. Instead, the cause of death was attributed to drowning.
This revelation aligned with claims that the young lady had attempted to evade confrontation and, unfortunately, ended up falling into the abandoned swimming pool, leading to her tragic demise.
In response to the autopsy report and the need for legal clarity, the Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye, promptly directed that the case file be forwarded to the Attorney General for thorough vetting and legal advice. As the investigation continues, the public can rest assured that every effort is being made to bring about a just resolution to this heart-wrenching incident.
Adeoye also assured the public that any further developments in the case will be communicated transparently and in a timely manner as police remain committed to providing the public with updates and ensuring that justice is served for the young lady, Miss Chinyere Awuda.
The Cosmila Hotel tragedy has gripped the hearts of many in Anambra State, emphasizing the importance of safety and security measures within public venues.
Authorities are urging hotel owners and event organizers to prioritize the safety of their patrons, ensuring that abandoned areas are secured to prevent similar unfortunate incidents in the future.
As the community mourns the loss of a young life, the police are calling on anyone with additional information related to the incident to come forward and assist in the investigation. Together, the citizens and law enforcement can work towards creating a safer environment for everyone in Anambra State.
The memory of Miss Chinyere Awuda will not be forgotten, and her family and friends deserve closure. The Anambra State Police Command vows to leave no stone unturned in their quest for justice, and the public will be updated as the case unfolds.