The Inspector General of Police, Dr. George Akufo Damapare has assured the family of 24-year-old Lois Abena Koranteng, who was found dead in a pool at the CrisLord Palace Hotel in Takoradi an expedited investigation into the matter.

Lois Abena Koranteng reportedly checked into the CrisLord Palace Hotel on June 7, 2024, with her boss and another company staff member but was found dead in the hotel’s pool the following morning.

Reports indicate that the hotel’s CCTV cameras were not functioning during the week of the incident. The Western Regional Director of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Henry Yeleduor has confirmed that his office is collaborating with the police to investigate the unexplained matter.

The Ghana Police Service, in a statement on Thursday, July 11 explained that the IGP, Dampare on Wednesday, July 10 called on the family to reassure them of a thorough probe into the matter.

According to them, an autopsy report, from a pathologist at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital revealed the cause of death as asphyxia, severe pulmonary edema, and drowning in a pool.

The police have assured the family of updating them on any developments in the case as they continue to investigate the matter.

Find below the statement by the police

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