— Police confirm U of R student Promise Chukwudum found dead in Regina
- More than a month after he was first reported missing, Promise ‘Max’ Chukwudum has been found dead in Regina’s north end.
- Body of young Nigerian teenager was reported missing in November, he was only 19-year-old years of age.
Promise Chukwudum, a student at the University of Regina, in Saskatchewan, Canada, has been found dead, more than a month after he went missing.
Police found his corpse in a creek area behind the Shell gas station on the corner of Sherwood Drive and McIntosh Street, at about 4:45 p.m. on December 21, 2018.
The 19-year-old Computer Science student and rugby player, went missing in the early hours of November 17. The police said there was no indication Chukwudum’s death was a result of criminal act. .
The University of Regina student was the subject of a missing person’s report, but it wasn’t possible until Thursday, Dec 27 to make public confirmation of his identity because police had to notify his immediate family.
The Regina Police Service and the Saskatchewan Coroners Service conducting a death investigation to try and fully understand the circumstances of Chukwudum’s death.
There are still investigative tasks to be done, but at this stage of the investigation there is no indication that Chukwudum’s death is because of a criminal act.
As of Dec. 10, police said they had to consider the possibility that he may have sought shelter somewhere from the cold, because the night he disappeared, the temperatures dipped below -20 C.