52-year-old woman identified as Opeyemi Babatola has reportedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence, located as Aule area of Akure, the Ondo State capital.
The sad discovery was made by Pastor Adeolu Babatola who saw the wife hanging in their house on Monday. However, what made the woman to kill herself is yet unknown.
A source said the incident was still mysterious to the husband and members of the family of the deceased, Pastor Adeolu Babatola who was already in the police custody at the press time .
According to the source, Opeyemi told her husband that she was going to a mountain to pray on Friday but she went into one of the rooms in her house to hang herself while the husband thought she had actually gone to the mountain since Friday.
The source said, “She told her child and her husband that she wanted to go to a mountain to pray, so since Friday her husband was thinking she was at the prayer mountain praying for the family because that was not her first time of doing so.
“On Monday morning the husband went to the back of one of the rooms in the other apartment of the house and discovered that there were many houseflies by the window side. So he opened the room and found his wife hanged. He had to cry out to the neighbours.”
When contacted, the state Public Relations Officer, Mr. Femi Joseph confirmed the incident and said investigation had begun over the matter.
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