Police in Plateau state has Tuesday said a 200 level female student of the University of Jos, was mysteriously found dead in her hostel.
The Police Public Relation officer(PPRO) of the State Command, DSP Tyopev Terna, said in a press release that the deceased was Ms. Mercy Naan, 23-year-old.
He said: “On 05/05/019 at about 1530hrs, the Angwan Rogo Police Division, Plateau State Command, Jos received a distress call from the Security Department, University of Jos to the effect that on same date at about 15OOhrs, some students of the institution raised alarm over an unusual odour coming out from Room number 23 Zion Hostel in Naraguta, University of Jos.”
“On arrival, the suspected hostel door was forced open and the motionless body of one Mercy Naan ‘f’ a 23 years old 200 level student from the Department of Marketing was seen and recovered to the University clinic.
“She was confirmed dead by the medical doctor on duty at the University clinic and her corpse has been deposited at the Anatomy Mortuary of the same University for Autopsy,” he said.
Terna further said preliminary investigation further revealed that Miss Mercy was reported missing by her parents to the Security Department, University of Jos on 3rd May 7, 2019.