Filed photo: A corpse

A man, identified as Panshak Simon, has been found dead inside a well in Dashem Bakin Kogi village in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State, Nigeria.

This is coming barely 24 hours after a 37-year-old man, Chukwunonso Chukwujekwu was found dead in mysterious circumstances in Boi Village in Bogoro Local Government Area of the state. 

Simon was said to have gone to a beer parlour with friends before he later left them for an unknown destination. 

The Nation gathered that his corpse was found when some of his family members raised the alarm about his whereabouts.

A resident of the area, Mr Sabo Y, confirmed the incident to newsmen on Friday, December 2, 2022. 

“Yes, a corpse of a young man was found inside a well on Wednesday. The man was later identified as Panshak Arbe between the ages of 27-31.

“He went to one of the beer parlous in town with friends but nobody knows how he felt inside the well. Was he killed or drunk? Only God knows. The well is very close to a beer parlour. But nobody knows what led to his death,” he said. 

A family source also said after notifying the relevant authorities, his corpse was taken to the general hospital Tafawa Balewa mortuary to allow for further investigation while burial will take place on Monday, December 4, 2022 at Dashem Bakin Kogi Tafawa Balewa.