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Update Cause of death of Edo based gospel singer, revealed

Yvonne Omoarebokhae, who had died in a hotel room in Benin on April 13, 2016, has been revealed to have died of a cardiac arrest.

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The late gospel singer, Yvonne Omoarebokhae


The cause of death of the Edo based gospel singer who had reportedly been found dead in her hotel room following an invite to perform at a programme, has been revealed.

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Yvonne Omoarebokhae, who had died in a hotel room in Benin on April 13, 2016, has been revealed to have died of a cardiac arrest.

Following further investigations into the untimely death of Mrs Omoarebokhae, an autopsy carried out by the doctors reveal that she had died as a result of midnight heart attack.

Apostle Psalm Okpe Of Fresh Oil Ministry in Lagos, who had reportedly invited her for the programme, and has been in police detention following Omoarebokhae’s sudden death, has now been set free after the release of the autopsy result.

An insider made the revelation while speaking with the Daily Post, saying:

“The autopsy result shows the late Mrs. Omoarebokhae died as a result of cardiac arrest. She was neither poisoned nor stabbed as widely reported because there was no stain of blood on her body.”

The insider adds:

“There will be a press conference at the Edo State Police Command on Monday, April 18 on the matter.”

The reports reveal that the deceased had been lodged in the same hotel with the Lagos-based pastor in Benin hours before her death.

Mr Omoarebokhae, reportedly revealed that his wife and Apostle Okpe had met each other on Facebook and following several months of chatting, the pastor had invited her to perform at a program in Warri Delta state, adding that Apostle Okpe had promised to take the deceased to South Africa.

On Friday around 10am, the deceased had reportedly called her husband to let him know she would be home soon, which had been the last time he had heard from her.

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At about 9:30pm that night, Mr Omoarbokhae had received another call from the police revealing to him that his wife’s corpse has been deposited at the Benin Central Hospital mortuary.

May her soul rest in peace.

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