Third Anambra Dispora Nigerian Found Dead Inside His Boston Apartment After Elias Onyechi, Sonny Asoa’s Similar Incidence


benjamin_chibuogwuA 57-year-old Nigerian, Mr. Benjamin Chibuogwu was found dead in his apartment on Saturday in Lowell, Massachusetts. A native of Awka in Anambra state, Mr. Chibuogwu recently attended the Awka Convention in New Jersey over the Thanksgiving weekend.

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Mr. Chibuogwu body was found a day after he died. The gruesome discovery was made when his brother who lives in Seattle, Washington, could not reach him over the phone, he then alerted a friend who went to Mr. Chibuogwu’s house with the landlord and found his body.
Mr. Chibuogwu, who is divorced and lived alone, is survived by five kids – three girls and two boys.

Chibuogwu popularly known as “Benny Chuks” briefly played professional soccer with Vasco Da Gama Football Club of Enugu before coming to the United States.

The Boston community is having a wake for him on Saturday, December 13, 2013 at St. John’s Evangelist Parish in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts, after which his body would be taken back to Nigeria for burial.

Earlier this year, Elias Onyechi, a ther 60-year-old Nigerian man based in  Lowell,  was also found dead in his apartment. Elias Onyechi, from Ogidi in Anambra state, was also divorced with five children. He was buried in Lowell.

This summer too another Nigerian, 54-year-old Sonny Asoa, formerly resident of Lowell, died in Revere, Massachusetts. He, too, was living alone after divorcing his wife.

Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola is aNaija247news' Southwest editor. He's based in Lagos and writes on the Yoruba Nation political issues, news and investigative reports

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