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Six women found in Lagos canal are yet to be identified

14 December 2015, 13:41

Abuja - The bodies of six women found in a Lagos canal have yet to be identified by their relatives, Punch has reported.

According to the Nigerian Tribune,  the bodies of six women were discovered in a canal in the Ikorodu LGA of Lagos State on Tuesday.

A resident in the area, identified only as Jamiu, disclosed that the deceased are believed to have been attacked and kidnapped before they were killed and dumped in the canal.

Also read: Union condemns killing of Nigerian housewife in South Africa

Joe Offor, PR Officer for the Lagos State Police, said the case is currently being investigated by the Commissioner of Police in Yaba. 

Officials on the case, however, have stated that they are awaiting the identification of the bodies and require information from the deceased's relatives in order to progress with the investigation.

It has since been confirmed that the corpses of all six women have been deposited at the Mainland General Hospital mortuary.

Read more at Punch

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