The Nigeria police has described the death of Mr Samuel Yarling, a groom-to-be who reportedly died on his wedding day as ‘regrettable’.
The decease, Yarling who hails from Lamingo area in Jos, Plateau State Capital, according to reports, left both families devastated.
The wedding was slated for March 21, 2020 at the ECWA Church Seminary.
But, the Spokesman of the Plateau State Command, Mr Uba Agaba, however vowed to launch investigation into the possible cause of death of the middle-aged man.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the late Yarling was set to marry his heartthrob, Miss Helen Weze, a nurse, who according to family is currently on admission at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital (BHUT) after going into shock, on learning about her soon-to-be husband’s death.
A family member told The outlet that late Yarling was full of life before his untimely death.
He revealed that both the late groom and he had gone to pick his wedding suit at his sister’s house at about 12 am and while there he fell on the ground and had a slight bruise on his head.
He said that his bruise was treated at a nearby patent medicine store while they left for their guest house where they could pass the night.
Recounting further, the the source alleged that after about an hour of their arrival at the guest house the late Yarling began to vomit uncontrollably.
He said that it made him call for help and he was rushed to Bingham University Teaching Hospital for treatment but was confirmed dead on arrival.
He described his death as shocking and painful because late Yarling kept telling him he was fine until everything took a different turn and he died in his arms.