Shocker: DELSU law student drowns 2 weeks to graduation
A final year law student of the Delta State University (DELSU) Oleh campus, identified as Tenumah Jeffery Omatseyi, has drowned in a hotel swimming pool. The incident, it was gathered, occurred on November 6, at Graceland Hotel in Irri, Isoko South local government area of the state.
The deceased who hailed from Warri, was set to graduate in two weeks.
The president of Student Union Government of DELSU, Oleh campus, Innocent who confirmed the death, however called for investigation into the death of the graduating student after blood stains were found on his body. According to him, statements made by the hotel management and the police were conflicting.
“We want to know how our colleague died. Jeffery is to graduate in few weeks’ time; but suddenly lost his life in a hotel swimming pool. All students should stay away from that hotel,” he said.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, who confirmed the incident, November 9, said the student was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed death by a doctor.
Meanwhile, friends, classmates and colleagues have taken to Facebook to mourn his death.