A man has been found dead in his room at the back of Animal Kingdom Hostel near Awooye Junction, a suburb of Koforidua – Adweso in the Eastern Regional capital.
The body of the deceased identified as Andy Sackey alias Fofoo has been deposited at the morgue for preservation and autopsy.
The incident took place on Thursday, August 19, 2021.
A 44-year-old seamstress Gladys Sarpong told freedomradiogh.com that at about 3:00 pm on a fateful day she went to the house of the deceased who was her storeroom partner out of curiosity after she noticed his absence from work and the fact that he was not answering her phone calls.
Surprisingly, she found him lying dead in the prone position in his living room.
On receipt of this complaint, Police and complainant proceeded to the house of the deceased at Adweso and she identified the room of the deceased to the police, which his door was not locked.
Police found the body lying in the prone position in front of his three-in-one sofa, wearing black boxer shorts.
The body was carefully inspected by the lead police investigator Constable Gloria Salassie but did not find any marks of assault.
The body was removed and conveyed to St. Joseph Hospital where Dr Benjamin Sam on duty, pronounced him dead.
The Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command DSP Ebenezer Tetteh said an investigation is ongoing to establish the actual cause of death.