A man, Mr Augustine Nwokedi, his wife and four children have died in Ozubulu, Anambra State. The bodies of the deceased were said to have been discovered in their apartment by neighbours.
A source said the death happened on 4th October, after the family had their dinner and went to bed, but were discovered dead the next morning.
Though the source said the family were suspected to have died of food poisoning, this has not been confirmed.
The deceased children, three boys and a girl were between the ages of three and 12 years old.
While the man was aged 41 years old, his wife, Mrs Josephine Nwokedi, was aged 39 at the time of their death.
Meanwhile, the deceased family have been slated for burial on November 29.