A married man and his lover were yesterday, found dead, naked in a room at Ago-Iwoye, in Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The man, identified as Akeem, believed to be in his 50s was living in a one room apartment with his wife and four children.
It was gathered that his wife and children had travelled to Imodi Imosan to celebrate sallah with his families and he used the opportunity of their absence to invite his lover over. However, both he and his lover were found dead in the morning, in the room, with the man lying naked on the bed, while the lady’s body was on a two-seater couch.
According to investigation, Akeem and his legal wife was both fashion designer. They both own Alubarika Fashions located at Atomotele compound in Igan road, Ago Iwoye.
According to one of his neighbour, who identified himself as Idowu Odunsi, “Akeem brought his lover to come and stay with him over the night, since his wife and children were not at home and when other tenants did not see Akeem in the morning, somebody hinted that he saw him with a lady inside the shop previous night, prompting us to go to his room”.
Idowu said after several knock on the door without any response, they forced the door opened, only to discover the dead bodies.
Speaking on the incident, the Landlord of the house, where the late Akeem was living, 70 years, Pa Oluwakemi Odunsi, said that deceased had slaughtered his Eid -el Kabir ram that day, after which he informed him that he wanted to retire to his shop. “It was this morning (Wednesday) around 10a.m that I ordered that his shop door be forced opened, when we did not see him throughout the previous night and we behold the gory sight,” he said.
Divisional Police Officer, Ago Iwoye Mr. Peter Idenhe, who led police team to the scene of the incident, said: “I suspect generator fume because we found some evidence of generator n the same building where the deceased were. Though I cannot categorically determine the cause of the death until autopsy is carried out, preliminary investigation shows that they might have died from inhalation of generator fumes.”