An unidentified man has reportedly strangled a young woman identified as Maureen after having sex with her in a hotel located in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The incident was said to have happened on Peremabiri Street, D-Line in the Rivers State capital.
It was gathered that Maureen believed to be the man’s girlfriend, checked into the hotel room on Wednesday before she was later joined by the unidentified man, who sneaked out of the premises after killing his lover.
The police who confirmed that her boyfriend is a major suspect, said the man who is now on the run left a very good trace which is helping the, carry out their investigation.
Spokesman of the Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, said preliminary investigation showed that Maureen must have been strangled by her supposed boyfriend.
DSP Omoni also said the suspect left a trace, which the police are using to trail him, adding that a full investigation has been launched to unravel the circumstances into the killing and arrest of the culprit.
“We are aware of it. That incident happened at Olu Obasanjo where a lady was found dead in her hotel room.
“The matter is being investigated and the circumstance that led to the incident, we are yet to have it but preliminary investigation revealed that she was strangled to death by her boyfriend.
“After having sex with her, he locked the room and took flight but unfortunately for him, he left a trace which is helping us in our investigation. It is a very good trace,” he said.