Kogi State Police Command on Wednesday has confirmed the killing of a staff of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), in Okene Local Government Area, of the State.
The victim, identified as Chukwu Odiahu, according to the Police was murdered in circumstances that were still unclear.
Odiahu was suspected to have been stoned to death by unknown persons and his dead body was discovered the following morning.
The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP William Ayah confirmed the death on Wednesday evening.
He said, information got to the command that an unidentified corpse was discovered along Okene-Magogo road at about 6.30 am.
Ayah stated that when the Okene division visited the scene, it was discovered that the dead man was a staff of the Nigeria Television Authority, Okene.
He added that when the body was examined, it was discovered to have been bruised and had blood stains all over.
Ayah said the corpse had since been deposited at a mortuary in Okengwe hospital while the investigation continued to unravel and arrest those behind the crime.