Confusion has enveloped Kuto area of Abeokuta, following the discovery of the lifeless body of a middle-aged man found dangling on a tree within the MKO Abiola International Stadium in Kuto, Abeokuta, yesterday.
According to an eye witness, the lifeless body of the man was found few minutes after he hanged himself on the tree. He said an attempt by policemen from Ibara Division to save his life was unsuccessful as he was confirmed dead at the state General Hospital in Ijaye, Abeokuta.
Contacted, the state Public Relations Officer of Police Command, Muyiwa Adejobi, confirmed the incident, stressing that nothing was found on the man to either unravel his identity or the rationale behind his action.
Ademuyiwa further explained that the Police were alerted by a man whose shop is close to the tree within the stadium on which the man hanged himself.
Adejobi however, declined to reveal the identity of the shop owner, stressing that investigations by the command was still on-going to identify the deceased as well as the rationale behind his action.
He stated that the corpse of the man has been deposited at the Ijaye General hospital for autopsy, saying that the press would be adequately briefed after the investigation must have been concluded.