Man commits suicide in Osun


Abimbola Abatta, Osogbo

A 45-year-old aged stylist, Tayo Olatunji has allegedly committed suicide at Oke-Opo area of Ilesa, Osun State.

The remain of the deceased was found dangling on a tree in a nearby swamp.

Olatunji had been reported missing since Sunday morning when he left home without telling his pregnant wife.

A police source revealed that residents of the Oke-Opo area alerted the police.

Another source disclosed that the corpse of the deceased had been removed by some traditionalists who performed some rituals before cutting the body loose from the rope with which he hung himself.

Contacting the Public Relations Officer of Osun State police command, Yemisi Opalola confirmed the incident.

Opalola disclosed that the family had earlier reported the missing case of the deceased to the police.

She added that the police have opened an investigation on the matter to ascertain the cause of his death.

“The police has started investigating the cause of his death. Sometimes, not all cases of suicide are really what people think.” Opalola added.