A 31-year-old-man, identified as Princewill Okoroafor, has committed suicide after drinking the popular poisonous substance sniper according to the police, in his apartment at Lakeview Phase 1 Estate in Amuwo Odofin, a surburb in Lagos state.
According to reports by the police, Princewill was found dead inside his apartment and an empty sniper container was found close to his death body.
Mrs. Juliet Okoroafor, the mother of the deceased, however, stated that she is suspecting foul play in his death and called on the police to conduct an autopsy to ascertain the exact cause of her son’s death .
“I received a call that my son was about to commit suicide. I rushed to the scene and met him lying on the floor in his room. He was rushed to First Line Hospital in Festac, where he was confirmed dead. I want the police to conduct autopsy on him to ascertain the cause of his death.”
The Lagos state police command spokesperson, Bala Elkana who confirmed the incident, said;
“When Mrs. Okereafor reported the matter at the Festac division, the scene was visited by detectives, led by SP Francis Oyeyemi, where an open tin of suspected poisonous substance, Sniper, was recovered. We are still investigating.”
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