Two commit suicide in Ondo state

Wonders they continued to say; would never come to an end! But in as much as we continues to hear it day after day, it simply keep helping us to understand that it is surely never going to end.

The city of Akure in Ondo state witnessed a confusing incident yesterday when Lanre Falodu-24, hung himself in a church premises in Owo area of the state, where he was taken for deliverance.

The deceased brother, Tunde, according to a police source, took him to the church located at Imola area of Owo to seek spiritual solution to his problem.

It was learned that the deceased, who had been in church for some time, reportedly escaped at about 5:30a.m. on the ill-fated day.

He was said to have hung himself on a tree within the church premises.

His lifeless body was discovered by the pastor of the church, who informed Police in Owo.

A team of homicide detectives was dispatched to the scene, where the deceased’s body was removed and deposited at Owo General Hospital morgue.
Ondo State Police Command image maker, Wole Ogodo, said the matter had not been reported at the state police command in Akure, but promised to contact Owo Divisional Police Officer, DPO.

As if a story would not be complete without adding a second one to it, in another development, an aged woman reportedly committed suicide at Idanre area of the state.

Police image maker said the woman, believed to be mentally sick, poured petrol on her body, set herself ablaze and died before help could reach her. Ogodo said the corpse had been deposited in a mortuary.

But a police source in Owo said the pastor of the church and father of the deceased had been questioned.

He confided in our reporter that the deceased might have some mental challenge hence his sojourn in the church for spiritual deliverance.
The state police command has insisted in conducting the autopsy to ascertain the cause of his death.


3 thoughts on “Two commit suicide in Ondo state

  1. Darkness in psychological State. Their mind was affected emotionally, and it resulted to suicide. I felt sorry for em.

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