Family of 4 Die of Food Poisoning in Ebonyi

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A Family comprising of a 100-year-old woman and three others in Ebonyi State have been confirmed dead as a result of food poisoning.

Confirming the incident on Monday, May 27, the Public Relations Officer of the Ebonyi State Police Command, DSP Loveth Odah, said that the corpses of the victims have been deposited at Matter Hospital Mortuary in Afikpo North local Government Area of the state.

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Odah disclosed that the dead foursome was discovered on their bed in their room after they ate their last meal.

“The victims included a woman of over one hundred year and another elderly of over seventy years and two others.

“Their bodies have been deposited at the Matter Hospital and autopsy will be conducted to ascertain the real cause of their death”, she said.

She warned members of the public to be wary of what they eat to avoid a similar occurrence.

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