Nengi Enenimiete, a 16-year-old girl, was found dead inside a hotel wardrobe in Twon Brass, the administrative centre of the Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
It was learned that on Monday evening, November 21, 2022, the hotel manager found the decomposing body.
However, there were no visible signs of physical harm, mutilation, or strangulation on the corpse.
Further information revealed that the deceased’s acquaintance had introduced the dead to an unnamed male guest on Saturday.
However, the unidentified male guest left the hotel on Sunday, November 20.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the development said investigation is ongoing to identify the suspects who lodge in the hotel room on the night of the incident.
“On 21st November 2022, the manager of a hotel in Twon Brass reported at the Divisional Police Headquarters, Brass, said that he perceived an offensive odour from one of the rooms in the hotel. Upon a search he discovered a lifeless female corpse hidden inside a wardrobe,” the PPRO stated.
“The deceased was later identified as Nengi Enenimiete ‘f’ aged 16. Investigation is ongoing to identify the suspects who lodged in the hotel room on the night of the incident. The corpse has been evacuated and deposited at the mortuary for autopsy. Investigation is ongoing,” he added.