By Citizens Reporter from Ihiala
Six members of a family, Saturday, died of suspected food poisoning at Eziama Uli, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra state.
The victims include; mother, Madam Caroline; her daughter and an undergraduate of Anambra State University, Ginika; another daughter, Uchena; her maid; an aged woman(rumoured to be Caroline’s mother) and her maid .
According to reports, a senior staff of PHCN, Awka Business Unit (names withheld) tried repeatedly to reach his wife, Madam Caroline from his base in Awka but her phone rang without an answer. He however, asked his brother from the neighbouring town to go check on his family at Ihiala.
On getting to Madam Caroline’s home, he met the doors locked and as neighbours raised an alarmed they have not seen any member of the family, the brother forced the door open and found the lifeless bodies of the occupants .
As at the time of this report the corpses have been deposited at a mortuary in the town.