The Police Command in Osun State have started investigating the events surrounding the death of a 19-year-old undergraduate, Victor Olonade, who reportedly committed suicide at his father’s quarters in Ilesa.
In a statement on Sunday, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Yemisi Opalola, said the teenager’s corpse was found hanging in one of the rooms at his father’s house on Saturday.
SP Opalola said that after police received the report, police officers were detailed to visit the scene of the incident to recover the corpse.
After examining the body, the PPRO said there were no traces of violence on the body, adding that the corpse had been deposited in a morgue.
SP Opalola said, “Around 2.30 pm on Saturday, one Agboola Olusola of 049 Isokun Street, Ilesa, reported at Ilesa’ A’ Division that Victor Olonade, 19, a student of Ipetu Ijesa College of Technology, Osun State, was found dead by hanging in a compound with telephone cable.
“Scene of the crime was visited and no mark of violence was found on the body. The corpse was deposited at the Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa. The case is still under investigation,” he disclosed.