A man, identified as Udoka Eze, 50, suspected to have returned home for the Christmas celebration has been killed in Anambra State.
The man was found dumped in his red Toyota Camry car, at Nawfija community, along Umunze road.
Residents of Nawfija Community who discovered him, could not explain what happened to him.
A narrator in a video seen online said the man recently returned for Christmas.
The State police command confirmed the incident, stating that the vehicle was found along Umunze road, and that the deceased had been taken to the morgue, after a doctor pronounced him dead.
The State Police command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga said the investigation showed that the man was named Udoka Eze.
Ikenga said: “Today 04/1/2023, police recovered an abandoned red Toyota Camry vehicle with reg No AGL 525 GA found along Umunze road.
“Immediate search was conducted in the vehicle, and the lifeless body of a young man with marks of violence and with suspected gunshot injury was found in the car.
“Further inquiries made revealed that the victim is one Mr. Udoka Eze ‘M’ aged 50yrs from Iyiafor Village, Owerezukala. He was confirmed dead by a doctor when taken to the hospital and the body has been deposited at the morgue. An investigation has since commenced.
“The Command wants to use this opportunity to call on the witnesses of this incident to come forward with information that will assist in the ongoing investigation and patrols have been intensified in the area.”