A family of five including father, mother, three children and an apprentice were found dead in a new building they all just moved into along Shakora, Aiyepe road in Sagamu area of Ogun State today June 7th.
According to residents, the victims met their untimely death the first night they all slept in the building. The stench from the compound forced neighbors to break into it and found their lifeless bodies this morning.
While the father’s body was discovered in front of a chair, the youngest child’s body was seen in front of a plate of food.
While some people suggested the likely cause of death to be fumes from a power generating set, a close neighbour who spoke on condition of anonymity disclosed that there was no need for power generating set as there was power supply till Thursday morning when the deaths were suspected to have occurred.
Reacting to the unfortunate incident, the spokesperson of the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi,said the Police would get to the root of the matter.