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In Delta Security guard dies in tanker while stealing fuel

Reports suggested that the deceased died from suffocation while attempting to siphon fuel from a petrol tanker.

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Two men are seen bringing out the corpse of Emmanuel from the petrol tanker. play

Two men are seen bringing out the corpse of Emmanuel from the petrol tanker.

(Daily Post)

A security guard in Delta State identified as Emmanuel has reportedly died from suffocation while stealing fuel from a petrol tanker.

He was found dead in a tanker belonging to Frankies Concerns Limited located in Uvwie Local Government Area of the state.

This happened on Monday, December 12, 2016, according to the Daily Post News.

Before the deceased was found, a staff of the company revealed that Emmanuel had been considered missing prior to the discovery of his body.

“He hung his dress and short-nicker by his office. We started looking for him since yesterday until this moment, but could not be traced.

"The tanker went to depot to load fuel ad his lifeless body was discovered inside the tanker when they wanted to load it and immediately the driver drove back the tanker to the filling station where the body was removed and taken to the mortuary.”

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The management of the company where he worked reportedly denied that the deceased was under their employ.

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