Naval officer found dead in Kaduna

Nigerian Navy

A Nigerian Navy officer (name withheld) has been found dead at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna State, Premium Times reports.

The deceased, a lieutenant commander, was found dead on Sunday.

It is not clear when the victim died as his decomposing body was found Sunday morning, an indication that he might have died days earlier.

The officer was said to be part of those undergoing training ahead of a study tour of Africa.

Until his body was found in his room at September 26 Block, the deceased was scheduled to leave Nigeria on Sunday morning alongside his colleagues approved for the tour.

His room was also found padlocked from the outside while he was soaked in blood with a stone by his side.