A woman, her 6 months old baby and her niece of 10 years have all been found dead in their small home in Bafoussam, west region of Cameroon. Her husband Wandja WALAYE was found alive but in critical condition.
A colleague to Wandja who made the discovery explains that he was supposed to go to work with the latter but when he discovered that his colleague was wasting time, he decided to pay him a visit as early as 7am. But he struggled in vain to wake his colleague from slumber, when it dawned on him that something was wrong, he contacted the nearest police station.
The door was forced opened, behold, Wanja was lying on the floor unconscious while his wife, her kid and niece were all dead.
The cause of their death has not been established but preliminary investigation suggests of inhaling of gas or food poisoning.
Wandja has been taken to the Bafoussam regional hospital, while the corpses of the wife and two others were taken to the mortuary.
An autopsy to determine the exact cause of the death is highly awaited.