Juliet Lawrence Ita, a young woman, who is from Calabar has died in the home she shared with her Caucasian lover and the circumstances surrounding her death has raised brows.
Juliet, who has been in a relationship with Jim Roach, aka Captain Wahala or Jimmy, for 10 years, unfortunately, she died on Saturday, June 13, 2020, at Bishop Monarch Avenue, State Housing Estate in Calabar.
Jim Roach, popularly called Jimmy by friends, reported the death to the police station. He reported that Juliet committed suicide after they had an argument. He added that she has always been suicidal.
However, friends of Juliet have refused to believe that she committed suicide and they are calling for an investigation.
A friend who spoke to LIB said Juliet found out in May that she was expecting a child with Jimmy.
This is not Jimmy’s first child. Jimmy is a grandfather and has grown children abroad. The friend added that Juliet and Jimmy have been having issues in their relationship and it usually turns violent.
Screenshots of messages purportedly exchanged between the late Juliet and one of her friends shows her opening up that she’s suffering infidelity and domestic violence in the relationship.
Before she found out she was pregnant, she decided to leave Jimmy and reportedly asked him to pay her off with 5 million Naira, but Jimmy only agreed to pay her 2.2 million Naira – 1 million Naira at once then 100,000 Naira every month for one year.
Juliet eventually found out in May that she was 4 months pregnant and she decided to stay. A screenshot of a chat between Juliet and a friend shows her expressing hope that her relationship with Jimmy will improve with the arrival of a baby.
However, friends said they were shocked on Saturday when they heard that Juliet had allegedly committed suicide. They said they knew instantly that something was amiss.
A source said suicide is out of it for Juliet because Juliet just finished building her house. She has her own shop and she always wanted to have a child for the guy a long time ago.