The ambulance that was conveying the corpse of one Mrs. Onyemata said to be the mother of Rev. Fr. Alex Onyemata, a Catholic priest serving under Okigwe Catholic Diocese, was reported to be on fire over the weekend.
According to the report, the woman’s corpse was reportedly rescued from the fire caused by petrol leakage while the ambulance was on its way to Mercy Mortuary in Umulogho community of Obowo, Imo State.
The corpse was subsequently carried in a stretcher to the mortuary by the mourners who were forced to walk to their destination, the reported stated.