28 March 2016

Nigeria: Missing Woman Found Dead in Deep Well in Lagos

A 41-year-old woman, Antinlola Adeyemi, declared missing for about four days by family members, has been found dead in a deep well on Monday in Lagos.

The Director of Lagos State Fire Service, Fadipe Rasaq, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Mr. Rasaq said the family had been looking for her for about four days before she was discovered on Monday.

"The family had been looking for her. She was discovered in the well and we were informed at about 9.30 a.m.; when we got there, she was already swollen.

"It was only her back we were seeing. It was difficult to bring her out. At the time we brought her out, the corpse was handed over to Isheri Police Division police officers.

"The well is situated in front of the houses along the power lines where illegal buildings and other structures were demolished in Ikotun area not too long ago," Mr. Rasaq said.

(NAN)

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