The corpse of the mother of Rev. Father Alex Onyemata of the Catholic Diocese of Okigwe was saved by family members from being burnt when a mystery fire gutted the ambulance conveying her remains to a mortuary in Imo State, on Sunday
However, the incident, which occured a few poles to the Mercy Mortuary, Umulogho Obowo, Imo State, saw the ambulance, a Toyota Sienna, completely burnt.
As stated by the eyewitnesses, the ambulance left the deceased compound from Dikenta Avutu Obowo with the remains around 2:00 p.m. and was gutted by fire while in motion along Owerri-Umuahia Expressway.
However, the remains were rescued by the deceased family members, who had accompanied it to the mortuary before the fire totally engulfed the vehicle.
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