A Warri based Pastor, Richard Ifeanyi Obi was said to have died in his sleep on the eve of the day he was invited for a family deliverance in Delta State.
Confirming the incident, the State Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, said the case was reported at the Central Police Station in Awka that the deceased, whose lifeless body was found in the room where he slept was invited from Warri to perform deliverance for a family in Delta State.
The PPRO said the corpse of the victim had been deposited at Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu Teaching Hospital Mortuary for autopsy.
Narrating the story to pressmen, a member of the family who would not want his name mentioned expressed shock, adding that the cause of the Pastor’s death still remain an oblivion.
He said though someone introduced the deceased to them that he’s a powerful and full of holy spirit and that’s why they invited him to perform deliverance for their family.
“Somebody recommended him to us as a very powerful man of God. We invited him to a family deliverance because our family has been having some issues recently. He disclosed.
He said they were surprised to see the lifeless body of the pastor the next morning which should be the day for the deliverance.
Meanwhile, Anambra State Commissioner of Police, John Abang, has ordered for a discreet investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident,” he added.