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55-year-old Woman Murdered in Osun


By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo

A 55-year-old woman, identified as Iya Elekuru has been murdered by a yet-to-be-identified person in Modakeke, Osun State.

It was gathered that the woman was hawking at Ogbingin area of Ile-Ife when he was lured to a house and killed by unidentified person at around 10:50am on Saturday.

The head and hands of the deceased were said to have been cut and taken away by the fleeing suspect.

The incident led some angry youths to burn down the building where the corpse of the woman was found.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of Osun State Police Command, SP Yemisi Opalola said that state’s Commissioner of Police, CP Olawale Olokode has opened an investigation into the case.

She added that the remains of the deceased have been released to her son for immediate burial according to Islamic rites.



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