Men of the Nigeria police force have picked up the naked female corpse dumped in a drainage in front of a church at the Nyiman Layout of Makurdi.
The yet-to-be identified victim was believed to have been raped to death and the body dumped in the drainage in front of a Pentecostal church in the area.
Spokesperson of the Benue State Police Command, DSP Catherine Anene, who confirmed that the corpse was recovered by the police on Monday, said that further investigation will reveal the truth.
Anene said the police cannot say at the moment who the dead person was until the determination of the deceased’s identity through an autopsy.
The PPRO added that the corpse was already deposited at a hospital mortuary.