Residents of Salvation Avenue in the Ajegunle, Ikorodu area of Lagos State have found the corpse of a man by the riverside.
Itowolo River with a bottle containing a substance suspected to be
the area saw the corpse by the riverside and alerted the others.
She said, “Pastor Ajiboye, who has a church in our area, was the one who reported the matter at the police station.
deceased had been missing for two days. He left home on Saturday and
failed to return, which caused apprehension in his household. His family
members searched the whole area to no avail.
“The man did not leave
any note behind. So, the family members thought he was picked up by
unknown persons and they reported to the police. But we were shocked
that it turned out that the man committed suicide. He was found at the
bank of the river on Monday. He was foaming in the mouth.”
with a substance suspected to be poison Investigation is ongoing.”