Police Confirm Mysterious Deaths Of Alleged Lovers In Lagos Residence

SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the command's spokesman, confirmed the incident to reporters on Monday.

Adoga Stephen By Adoga Stephen - Editor-In-Chief
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The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed that a man and a woman suspected to be in a romantic relationship were found dead in an apartment in the Ojodu area of the state.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the command’s spokesman, confirmed the incident to reporters on Monday. He stated that the sudden and unnatural deaths were reported to the Ojodu Police Division on Sunday at around 9:10 a.m.

Hundeyin explained that the lifeless bodies of the couple, identified as Adebayo Adeseko, 30, and Sarah Adesanya, 36, were discovered in their apartment at No. 8B, Gbete Street, off Shoyemi Bamaco Estate, Ojodu Berger, Lagos.

Hundeyin stated that the operatives took photos of the scene and moved the bodies to the morgue for an autopsy. The investigation into the incident is still ongoing.

According to reports, the man involved in the incident was a filmmaker. On Saturday, he had a disagreement with his partner, which escalated into a heated argument and eventually turned into a physical fight, resulting in the woman’s death.

It was later discovered that the man allegedly stabbed himself and died after realizing that the woman had passed away.

A photo provided by the police spokesperson shows the man lying in a pool of blood at the scene of the incident.

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By Adoga Stephen Editor-In-Chief
Stephen studied Mass Communication at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu (now Lagos State University of Science and Technology), where he acquired requisite training for the practice of journalism. He loves the media, and his interest mostly lies in print medium, where his creative writing skill makes him a perfect fit.