Four persons have been confirmed dead and six rescued alive from a three storey building which collapsed yesterday in Owerri, the state capital
 
Reports say the cause of the building collapse at 9 Egbu Road is due to structural defect.
 
The landlord is alleged to have added two more floors to the structure without approval.
 
The Imo State Police Commissioner, Chris Ezike noted that no arrest has been made but the landlord of the building is currently at large.