Sex worker stabbed, strangled in Delta hotel - Police

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The Delta State Command has commenced an investigation into the murder of a sex worker discovered dead in a popular brothel in Ughelli, Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state.

A police statement revealed that the victim identified as Ms. Confidence was discovered stabbed and strangled to death by yet to be identified assailant.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the lifeless body of the lady was found inside her room in the brothel after she failed to show up to join her colleagues to scout for customers.

It was gathered that the incident which occurred last Thursday has since triggered commotion in the locality as the panic-stricken colleagues of the deceased were said to have fled the area.

One of the sources told newsmen that “her colleagues were waiting for her outside as they were looking for customers but they didn’t see her”.

“They now went to knock at her door and it was when they opened the door that they found her dead in her room.”

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer for Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident by saying, “she was stabbed in the stomach and strangled.”

While noting that no arrest had so far been made in the matter, the PPRO affirmed that the police had commenced an investigation into the incident.

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