*SUDDEN DEATH*.At about 5:20pm of today 17/03/2020, there was a distress call at Awada Police Station that one Ilione Victoria ‘f’ aged about 85yrs alegedly jumped to her death from the balcony of an apartment on the 3rd floor in a four storey building where she stayed with her daughter at No 18 Ilodibe Street, Awada.
The octogenarian victim reported to be having some mental challenges had her movement restricted and was at home with her care giver, one Judith Amumuche ‘f’ age 32yrs at the time of the alledged incident.
However, before the arrival of the police to the scene, one Ikediaso Benedicta ‘f’ of 3-3 Housing Estate, Onitsha, who is said to be victim’s daughter reportedly took the copse away to an unknown destination but blood stains were observed at the scene.
The care giver and other witnesses at the scene are helping police investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Consequently,the Commissioner of Police *CP John B.Abang,fdc* enjoined the public especially those taking care of the aged to be extra careful when handling such persons in order to avert similar ugly incidents please.*SP Haruna Mohammed,PPRO* Anambra State Police Command,
For-Commissioner of Police Anambra State Police Command.