Three FUTO students dies of suspected drug overdose
Three students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, have been confirmed dead, while one is still unconscious after allegedly overdosing on a mixture of some drugs.
According to reports, the four students were found on Tuesday at Sunshine Castle Hostel, Umuchima at ihiagwa Community, Owerri North LGA, Imo state. They had reportedly taken a mixture of tramadol, codeine, vodka and India hemp.
Two of them reportedly died instantly while the only lady amongst them and another male student were found unconscious and immediately moved to Federal Medical Centre Owerri and placed on life support there.
The male student later died at the hospital, leaving only the lady still unconscious.
Reports claimed all four of them were found naked, one was with a bathing soap in his hand, the other lying on top of the lady. The room was filled with bottles of codeine, packets of tramadol, India hemp and vodka and other drugs.
Police men arrived at the hotel on Wednesday morning to take away the dead bodies and also arrest the lodge caretaker. Currently most occupants of the lodge have vacated the premises for fear of being arrested