February 22, 2024

PRESS RELEASE: LNP Investigates Two Mysterious Deaths

The Liberia National Police has launched investigations into establishing circumstances and facts surrounding two mysterious deaths that occurred yesterday, March 24, 2022, at the ELWA Junction, Paynesville City, and Jallah’s Town Community, Sinkor, Monrovia.

Jallah’s Town Death: On March 24, 2022, at 6 PM, LNP investigators were informed of a citizen, Melvin Togba, 36, who was observed lying in his room with minor bruises on his face and leg. According to the LNP, their team immediately responded to the scene and conducted a physical examination of the body.

The deceased was observed lying on his bed with no stabbing wound or laceration on his body. The team also observed that there was no breakage in the diseased room. He was then rushed to the John F. Kennedy Medical Center where he was pronounced dead by doctors on duty. The remains of the deceased were deposited at the JFK Mogue for preservation, while the investigation is continuing in establishing facts and circumstances which led to his death.

The ELWA Junction Mysterious death on March 24, 2022, at 2 PM, Police investigators were informed of the discovery of a female, Princess Cooper, 25, a resident of the Tweh Farm, Bushrod Island Community, who was lying in a pool of blood in a fence belonging to the FAWAZ Building Construction Company at the ELWA Junction, Paynesville City. The Liberia National Police team of investigators immediately rushed to the scene and discovered the deceased lying in a pool of blood that oozed from her mouth and nose.

The late Princess Cooper

A physical examination conducted established no laceration and bruises on her body. She was immediately rushed to the John F. Kennedy Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead by doctors on duty. Her remains were deposited at the JFK Mogue for preservation while the investigation continues in establishing facts and circumstances surrounding her death.

The LNP reported that yesterday, three private security guards were taken at the headquarters of the Liberia National Police and are currently undergoing interrogation while residents of the Compound, as well as employees of the company who were present in the compound before and during yesterday’s incident, are all being considered as Persons of Interests to assist the investigation. Members of the public are urged to remain calm, as all is being done to properly investigate the two mysterious deaths to logical conclusions.

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