Facebook murder: Cynthia Osokogu is laid to rest

Channels Television  
Updated October 5, 2012

It was a short, sad and solemn event as the late Cynthia Udoka Osokogu was finally laid to rest on Friday, in her father’s compound at Boji Boji Owa, Agbor, in Delta state, in a ceremony that was attended by only family members and a handful of friends.

A brief prayer was said by a catholic priest who later led the crowd to the graveside where she was laid to rest.

Cynthia Udoku Osokogu, a 24 year old young lady was murdered in a hotel in Lagos by some young men she met through the social media.

The burial which was scheduled to hold before now but was postponed due to the circumstances surrounding her death.

Lying in state in a white and gold plated casket, the ceremony started at about 3:15PM led by Rev Father Leonard Biachi who said a short prayer on behalf of the deceased and led the crowd to the graveside where she was buried.

Members of her family were filled with grief as they watched the young men lower the casket to the ground.

The mother of the deceased was not at the ceremony, her elder sister was seen handling all that needs to be put in place.

At the end of the short ceremony, the father of deceased thanked the press for their effort all through this period and believes the judiciary would do the needful.

The immediate elder brother of the deceased also trust that his sister’s murderers’ will be brought to book while her friend from Egypt believes she will meet Cynthia up in heaven someday.