Tragedy As Woman Is Found Dead In Her Room In Akure

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A middle-aged woman, popularly called Toyin, was on Thursday found dead in her room in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

The deceased was said to be a food seller at Tipper garage area, Isinkan quarters, Akure.

Sources said the deceased had finished cooking, but did not come out at 6am for business.

The development, it was gathered, made her neighbours to force her door open. They found her body inside the room, with two calabash containing concoction.

The Nation learnt that her phone was checked and it was discovered that she last called a person whose name she saved as ‘Alpha’, at 1am and 3am.

Toyin, a mother of three, was said to be living alone in her face-to-face room, after divorcing her husband.

She was said to be preparing for a case scheduled for April 18 with her divorced husband over the custody of the children.

Family, relations, neighbours and symphatisers stormed the house yesterday, expressing shock over Toyin’s mysterious death. They said she was hale and hearty the previous night.

Police spokesman Femi Joseph, a Superintendent of Police (SP), could not be reached last night for comments.


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