Two lovers have been found dead in their apartment at Uvwie in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.

The couple, identified as Emmanuel Oshiotu, 33, and Amaka Okafor, 25, was found dead on Thursday, February 25, in the apartment at 2, Ojigbo Crescent, Off Sapele-Effurun Road.

It was gathered that an insecticide, popularly called “s****r”, and a knife was found beside the bodies, indicating suicide or possibly m****r-suicide.

One of the deceased’s neighbours told journalists that Emmanuel was heard screaming for help around 5:00 am. When he broke into his room, he was found foaming at the mouth while his girlfriend’s body lay some distance away from him.

The lovers were rushed to the Central Hospital in Warri where the death of the two was confirmed and the bodies were later deposited at the mortuary.

The Divisional Police Officer of A Division, Warri, CSP Muktari Bello and his officers were sighted inspecting the corpses at the mortuary.

Acting spokesman of the Delta State Police Command, DSP Edafe Bright, confirmed the incident.