Uwavera22-year-old student, Uwavera Omozuwa was taken to hospital after a security guard found her, her skirt torn and her shirt covered in blood
Her family said they received a call from a woman at the Redeemed Christian Church of God on Wednesday evening.
Judith Omozuwa said her sister had also been raped.
Uwavera had been studying in a “quiet” church near her home in Benin City when she was killed, her sister, Judith
However, a police spokesperson in southern Edo State, whose capital is Benin City, told journalists that they were treating the incident as a murder, not a rape case.
The student died following a fight at the church, the spokesperson added, without giving more details.