One task before the police in Enugu right now is to unravel the mystery behind the death of a man identified as Ezekiel Nwamkpa, in a burrow pit incident in Udi Local Government Area.

The incident took place at Amagu village of Nsude community at about 12 noon on December 7.

The command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement in Enugu on Tuesday that they were still investigating the case to know what could have led to his death.

“Tragedy struck on December 7 which threw the entire village of Umuezeani of Nsude in Udi Local Government Area into mourning mood as Nwamkpa, 30, was alleged to have been covered by sand from the burrow pit as he was excavating sand.

“The said burrow pit is located at Amagu Village of Nsude community in Udi Local Government Area which allegedly brought about his untimely death,” he said

The spokesman said that the body of the deceased had been deposited at the mortuary of a hospital in the community for autopsy.

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