CITIZENS COMPASS – The body of a yet-to-be identified lady who lodged in a hotel with her boyfriend, has been recovered in Lagos State.
The body was recovered at Eagle Rock Garden and Suite, Yale Okeowo Street, Ago Palace Way.
Reports have it that the lady had lodged in the hotel witb a man suspected to be an advance fee fraudster (yahoo boy) last Wednesday night, but was found dead in the early hours of Thursday.
The suspect , who claimed to be Kelvin as indicated in the receipt provided by the hotel management, was said to have taken off after committing the dastardly act.
A staff of the hotel, who spoke on the condition of anonymity,said the body was discovered on Thursday morning, “a young man came in company with a lady in her late 20s around 11 pm,on Wednesday. He made a transfer payment of N9,000 for the lodging and entered the room with her. Shortly after, he came downstairs, inquiring about the closing time of the hotel gate as he planned to visit a club.
“He assured us that he would return soon because his girlfriend was still inside the room. The following morning, despite numerous attempts to gain access to the room by knocking on the door, there was no response.
“Peeping through the window, we were alarmed to see a leg on the floor. We immediately alerted the manager, who subsequently contacted the Ago Palace Police Division .When we opened the door, we saw the lifeless naked body of the lady lying on the floor.”
Confirming the incident, Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin said , the police were investigating the death,”I am aware of the incident, and an investigation is currently underway. The case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti.
- The Sun