One miss Jennifer Nwokocha, who hails from omoku headquarters of ogba-Egbema-Ndoni council area of rivers state, was found dead on Thursday morning, 15th of August, in a room at Grand Venice Hotels woji Road.
She was said to be a Jambite who had hopes of gaining admission into University of Port-Harcourt.
According to her friends, the alleged killer came into the hotel at about 10 pm on Wednesday night and offered to pay Jennifer N10,000 and ‘Suya’ as extra, which to her was a big deal.
Her friends raised alarm the next day around 8am when late Jennifer did not come out of the room .
” when the killer came into the hotel, he requested that Jennifer be called for her, describing her as “that neat girl”.
“Later Jennifer came and whispered to me that they had negotiated and settled for N10,000 for the night. I left them as the late Jennifer said the man had opted to sleep with her in her room.
“The next day, at about 8 am, we found out that Jennifer had not woken up and when her door was opened, she was found naked with her hands tied behind her back with a pillowcase and another pillowcase was used to tie her neck, perhaps to strangle her,” one of her friends said .
The spokesman of the Rivers State police command, Nnamdi Omani, who confirmed the incident said that a task force would be set up to enforce the installment of CCTV in all hotels in Rivers State.