OYO: Middle-aged man throws community into confusion after committing suicide


A yet-to-be identified middle-aged man has thrown members of a community located along the new Ife-Ibadan expressway in Oyo State into confusion after he committed suicide in the area.

Reports say that the man hung himself on a tree in the early hours of Friday and it was gathered that the incident happened at the Nigerian Breweries junction along the new Ife-Ibadan expressway.

A witness hinted that the man was seen hanging himself by residents of the area on Friday as it was also gathered that none of the residents was able to identify the man.

The withness added that the man may have come from a far location to commit suicide in the area.

Residents of the area have now asked the government to evacuate the corpse.

The incident was confirmed by the new Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Mr. Adewale Osifeso who said the corpse of the deceased has been deposited at Adeoyo State Hospital Mortuary.

His words, “Yes, a case of sudden and unnatural death, was recorded at Egbeda division on 07/04/2021.

“Upon receipt of this information, a team of detectives visited the scene, to gather evidence and identify the deceased; the corpse is currently deposited at Adeoyo State Hospital Mortuary, while an investigation is still in process.”


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