The deceased, Chiwueze was on Monday declared missing after efforts made to find him yielded no result.
It was gathered that Chiwueze who was deeply involved in students’ politics, hailed from the Oguta Local Government Area of the state.
Chiwueze had two weeks ago made his intention known to vie for the office of Senate President of the National Association of Imo State Students.
The President, Students Union Government, IMSU, Arinze Oguike, who confirmed the development, said the corpse was found in the morgue of the Umuguma General Hospital, Owerri, on Sunday.
He said students of the institution stormed the mortuary and the attendant told them that the corpse was deposited by the management of the St. Joseph Hospital, Wetheral, Owerri.
In the words of the student leader, “The attendant told us that Chiwueze’s corpse was brought by people from the St. Joseph hospital, Wetheral. We will go to the hospital to find out how they took custody of the student.”