The body of an unidentified pregnant woman was discovered beside a football pitch close to the premises of Radio Nigeria (Bronze FM), in Benin, Edo State on Tuesday, July 30th .
It was gathered that the yet to be identified corpse was discovered by a passer-by, along WAEC Road, in Aduwawa area of the city. The deceased, suspected to be in her early 40s, wore a red Ankara attire without any footwear, bag or mode of identification.
There are different stories of how the woman died, with one saying she was first sighted alive at WAEC Junction, where she was bleeding from her nose and barely conscious. Another account had it that she was carried from an unknown spot where she died and dumped beside the field.
Some residents in the area who refused to be named, confirmed that dry blood was seen on the deceased face. It was gathered that after authorities of Radio Nigeria made a formal report of the case at the Aduwawa divisional police headquarters, men of the division arrived and evacuated the corpse to the mortuary of a private hospital in the area.