Furniture maker dies in sexual escapade

The hotel where the man was found dead

The hotel where Julius died

Jethro Ibileke/Benin

A 44-year-old furniture maker, Julius Iyenakpe, allegedly slumped and died ‎on Tuesday 1 April in an hotel in Benin, while making love to a yet to be identified woman.

The father of three hailed from Agenebode, Etsako East local government area of Edo state.

‎According to family sources, the late Iyenakpe hurriedly left home, which he completed last December at about 9 a.m after refusing the breakfast prepared by his wife, but ended up at a hotel on Obanor Street, off Dumez Road‎ with his lover.

The hotel staff discovered the lifeless body of the man after they knocked at the door of the room after the man had stayed longer than the one hour he booked. The woman had absconded oand only the lifeless body of the man was found on the bed.

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It was gathered that a packet of sex-enhancement tablet, Viagra was discovered in the man’s pocket.

‎Men of the Ugbekun police division who collected his body, also took his Toyota Pathfinder SUV, his mobile phone and a cheque of N20 million issued by one of the palm oil companies in the state.

Mrs. Iyenakpe said she was told about her husband’s death, when she called his number. A woman answered the call and told her the husband had gotten an accident. She was told to report at Ugbekun police station.

Edo state police commissioner, Foluso Adebanjo, confirmed the death of the man to journalists on phone.

Eight days ago, a 70-year-old man died in an hotel, also in Benin while making love to a married woman.