Man’s corpse floats days after drowning in Rivers State (graphic photos)

A man’s corpse was spotted floating today in a river in Opobo area of Rivers state, days after he drowned.

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The man’s corpse was found floating today and recovered after the sad incident on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. It was gathered that a rescue team had been mobilized to find him. The corpse has been deposited in a morgue, as authorities await identification by family of the deceased.

Here are photos below;

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This came after residents of Bakama in the Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State hailed the heroic effort of a young contractor, Joseph Blackson, who saved 13 passengers, but lost his life during a boat accident that claimed the lives of six persons.

220 Comments

  1. He died doing good and there would definitely be a reward In heaven for him .may his soul rest in peace

  2. What a sad way to start the new year. May God grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss.

  3. So sad.. May his soul rest in perfect peace
    May the almighty God give the family heart to bear the lose. Amen.

  4. Rest in peace . i know many time i have typed this message it will never be my portion in Jesus name.. Amen .

  5. Hmm, just short of words in this very new year men have started losting love ones, I pray God give the people related to the deceased a heart to bear in good fate amen

  6. What a sad news for his family rip bro u are saving souls and u go wasted ur own soul what a kindhearted person

  7. And he gave his life in other for the 13 passengers to be safe,oh may his soul rest in peace,Amen

  8. May his soul rest in peace. Condolences to his families. Drowning is taking life this days.

  9. May the soul of the dead rest in peace. So unfortunate the man who saved other couldn’t save himself

  10. May his soul rest in peace.. If you don’t know how to swim, please desist from going to the river or beach for the love of God…

  11. now his soul can rest in peace. i pity his family. His body must have started decaying before he was found. so sad!

  12. What will know is that ” one thing must kill a man,” so pity and may his soul rest in peace.

  13. Hmmm..what a lost in this new year…
    Who knows what may have lead to his death?
    May his souls rest in peace

  14. Oh my God!!!……Early this year???……May God have mercy on us and protect us all. From the looks of it, it seems as if he was attacked before thrown into the river.

  15. Such a great lost, though the fighting team tried but they need to be more serious and active for more effective result.

  16. May his soul rest in peace, since Wednesday 2nd January, his family and relatives will be in agony now.

  17. Death!the end of man.no one will escape it….Man is but dust.and to dust we shall return. So sad he died this way…

  18. Eyah, after saving people. May his soul rest on and may God grant his family fortitude to bear the loss.

  19. What a tragedy…
    Rest in peace brother..
    The matter should not just want like that…

    It should be investigated and brought it to a logical conclusion

  20. This is very sad when the year just began for this guy to have drown just on the 2nd day of the year. I feel for the family.

  21. Oh my God may his soul rest in peace but there should be an investigation on that to avoid future occurrence.

  22. The poor man is a hero, even in death.. may his gentle soul rest in peace… may God give their family and friends the fortitude to bear the loss..

  23. This is really so tragic.I just hope they get to locate his relatives. And for that man that lost his life after saving other lives, he’s indeed a hero

  24. Tragedy, means the man thrown inside the water and sink without anyone noticing, what a sad one, RIP to him and I sympathize with the family.

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