Man Drowns While Swimming With Girlfriend In Onitsha

A man, Izuchukwu Achusim, 42, has been reportedly drowned at an hotel in Onitsha, Anambra State, yesterday while hanging out with his girlfriend.
The spokesperson of the state police command, Mohammed Haruna, who confirmed the news said the man visited the hotel around 8:30pm with his girlfriend to relax in a swimming pool.
He further disclosed that the victim was said to be drunk as he jumped into the deepest part of the pool and got drowned.
He added that the hotel manager and other guests pulled the victim out and rushed him to an hospital in Onitsha for medical attention but he was later certified death by a medical Doctor on duty.
Haruna said the police was immediately alerted and the body was photographed and deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy.

The police spokesperson said the case is under investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident.
He appealed to members of the public who lacked swimming skills to always take precautionary measures by using life jackets provided at the swimming pool in order to avert similar ugly incidents.

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