A forty-two year old Mr Izuchukwu Achusim of No:35 Guest House Street, Fegge Onitsha has been reported dead while swimming with his girl friend in a swimming pool at a hotel in Onitsha.
A statement by the Anambra state Police Public Relation Officer, SP Mohammed Haruna said the victim who was said to be drunk jumped into the deepest part of the pool and got drowned.
The hotel manager and other guests pulled the victim out and rushed him to Waterside Hospital Onitsha for medical attention but he was later certified dead by a medical Doctor on duty.
The scene was visited by Police detectives and corpse photographed and deposited in the hospital mortuary for autopsy.
Meanwhile, the case is under investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident.
The Command enjoin the public who lacked swimming skills to always take precautionary measures by using life jackets provided at the swimming pool in order to avert similar ugly incidents please.