Residents of Idunowina community in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State were stunned after a patent medicine dealer and his sister-in-law were found dead inside an abandoned well.
It was gathered that the two persons whose names were given as Daniel Osagie and his sister-in-law, Unity, were found in well after three days of searching for them.
According to eyewitnesses, Daniel left home with Unity after receiving a call but never came back.
Their bodies were discovered after a little boy said he saw Daniel’s car inside a bush.
Confirming the incident on Sunday, the Edo Police Command spokesman, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor said an investigation had commenced unraveling the causes.
He said the case was still a suspected murder until police investigation proved otherwise.
Residents lament that over 10 persons had been killed in mysterious circumstances in the community over the past five months.