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Shock as husband and wife found dead in own apartment

21 April 2016, 08:30

Abuja - A couple has been found dead in their apartment in the new site area of Oba Ile in the Akure North LGA of Ondo State.

According to Punch, although the couple's cause of death has yet to be determined, it is believed that they may have been poisoned.

The lifeless bodies of the deceased are said to have been found on the floor of their living room on Saturday.

While the husband, identified as Femi Oguntunwase, was discovered naked, his wife, Modupe, was wearing a T-shirt and clutching a bottle of palm oil at her time of death.

Also read: Contaminated gin: Rivers confirms 70 deaths

It was gathered that neighbors entered the apartment to find the couple with palm oil in their mouths. It is believed that the substance could have been used to suppress ingested poison.

Femi Joseph, PR Officer for the State Command, confirmed the incident, stating that the remains of the deceased have since been deposited at the Ondo State Specialists Hospital in Akure.

Read more at Punch

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