The Delta State Police Command on Wednesday confirmed the death of a middle-aged man in Igbudu Market in Warri South Local Government Area of the state.
The Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Inuwa, who confirmed the incident, said the deceased slumped and died on Tuesday in the market on the popular Warri-Sapele Road.
Inuwa said: “I am very much aware.
“In fact, my Area Commander in Warri was there visiting when the man bought something at the market, slumped and died.”
A reliable source in the market, who pleaded anonymity, said the unidentified man had gone to Igbudu Market to purchase some food items.
He said: “The deceased had finished buying foodstuffs when he suddenly slumped and died.
“A polythene bag containing some food items like tomatoes, pepper, onions and others was found beside his corpse.”
According to the source, the remains of the deceased has been deposited in an undisclosed morgue.