Female corpse found floating on river shocks Rivers Community

A female corpse discovered floating on a river in Okrika Local Government Area of Rivers State has shocked residents of the area.

Theportcitynews gathered that the woman’s body was found floating on the water close to Ibuluya Ama Okrika.

No one knows the cause of her death but locals say she might have possibly drowned.

Locals who spoke to theportcitynews correspondent said that they discovered the corpse floating on the river when they went to fetch water.

A local who identified herself is Tonye said “When he came to the river this morning, we thought that it was someone taking her bath but her body looked bloated and she was not moving any part of her body.

“We yelled at her and threw objects but she was only being moved by the water current and we had to raise an alarm.

“The body was evacuated after authorities were duly informed”

The identity of the deceased woman still remains unknown while the police said upon request that it would carry out an autopsy to unravel the mystery behind her death.