Mercy Naan was declared missing May 3, and nobody could reach her until her bodywas found.
Her parents immediately alerted the school security.
Mr Terna Tyopev, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Plateau, in a statement on Monday in Jos, said the body was recovered on Sunday, May 5, after they received information of an unbearable odour from room 23 in Zion Hostel of the University.
“Immediately we received the report, a combined team comprising of the Police, the University security and Medical personnel mobilised to the scene.
“On arrival, we forced the hostel door open and the motionless body of one Mercy Naan, a 23-year-old 200 level student of the Department of Marketing, was seen and recovered.
“She was confirmed dead by the medical doctor on duty at the University Clinic and her corpse has been deposited at the Anatomy Mortuary of the same University for autopsy,” he said.
The PPRO said that detectives had commenced investigation to unravel the mystery behind the incident, and called on members of the public with relevant information that would aid the investigation to promptly offer same.
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