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Abd¥cted son of m¥rdered couple found [email protected] in a river in Ogun State – Instablog9ja

Corpse of Oreoluwa Fatinoye, son of the couple allegedly a§§assinated on the New Year day in Abeokuta, Ogun State, has been recovered from a river.

The deceased was reportedly m¥rdered and thrown into a river along the Adigbe – Obada road in Abeokuta, after he was [email protected] by the assailants who m¥rdered his parents.

The couple, Kehinde and Bukola Fatinoye reportedly d#ed during the incident that occurred at their residence located within the Ibara Government Reservation Area (GRA), Abeokuta. It was reported that the incident occurred shortly after the couple returned from Cross Over Service to usher in the New Year.

The wife was a worker at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), while the husband was a staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). However, the decomposing body of Oreoluwa was discovered floating on the river by fishermen on Tuesday morning.

Oreoluwa and the housemaid were reportedly [email protected] by the assailants and the two were later thrown into a river along Adigbe – Obada area of the town.
DailyTrust reports that both hands of the deceased were tired with rope to his back, apparently before he was thrown into the river.

The fisherman, Idowu Taiwo who discovered the corpse, said the lif£less body was found floating on the river while he was preparing for the day’s work. “On Monday, we heard that someone was thrown into this river, but this morning while we were preparing for work, the police approached us and pleaded with us to inform them any time we discover the body.

“But, this morning, around 7.30, we discovered the body while we were checking on our equipment in the river. I called someone to help us get the number of the PPRO to tell him that we have discovered the body. Not long after, the police came and we showed them the body after we had brought to the river bank”, Idowu said.

However, spokesperson of the Ogun police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, revealed that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the incident.