Three family members out a family of four were found dead on Friday in their room located at North Bank, Makurdi, Benue State.
This happened just five days after the acting permanent secretary and his family had been burnt to death in their residence.
The late family members comprised a man, his wife and their son.
According to reports, an eyewitness, who identified himself as Tondo, said the second child of the family, a girl, was spared as the cause of the death is yet to be known.
According to Tondo, there was no clue to suggest that they were killed because there was no mark of violence on them.
“We woke up this morning and discovered the development. We found the husband, wife and their son dead.
“Ironically, nothing happens to their little girl who should be about two years. Policemen were contacted and they took the corpses away,” he said.
The spokesperson for the state police command, Catherine Anene, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, confirmed the incident.
She said, “We received information from people around the area that three family members were dead. It is investigation that we show us the cause of death because there is no mark of violence on their bodies.
“Unfortunately, the only girl found alive in the room is about two years old and could not say anything about the incident.”
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