A married Nigerian pastor has passed away while reportedly having extramarital sex with a 19-year-old girlfriend in a hotel.

According to the Nigerian News Agency, at a point during the sexual intercourse, the pastor whose name has been withheld, begun to struggle while gasping for breath.

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The teenage girlfriend then reportedly raised alarm and the hotel officials got to the scene only to meet the man of God dead.

Spokesperson for the Delta police command, DSP Andrew Aniamaka confirmed the incident to the media, saying “The incident happened last Sunday evening. We learnt the pastor took the girl, who is said to be 19 years of age to the hotel room.”

DSP Aniamaka added that the two “were in the room after some few minutes, the girl reportedly raised alarm which attracted workers in the hotel, who rushed into the room to find the pastor dead.

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“The wife of the pastor was called to the scene of the incident, where he met her husband stone dead. She subsequently reported the matter to the Police Division in Kwale.”

Meanwhile, police investigations are underway to ascertain all the circumstances that led to the mysterious death of the pastor.