Female lodger found dead in Lagos Hotel


A lady simply identified as Jessica has been found dead in her hotel room in Southbound Hotels, Morogbo in Lagos.

A statement by the spokesman of the Lagos State Police command, Bala Elkana on Sunday said that at about 2pm on the 9th August, 2019, Morogbo Police Station received information over the death adding that the Homicide Detectives visited the scene of the incident.

The statement informed that the corpse of the deceased person was found on the bed facing up, with swollen face and foam- like fluid out of her mouth.

“Her throat was knotted with clothes suggesting that she might have been strangulated. There were blood stains all over the place. The corpse was evacuated to mortuary for autopsy while the scene was preserved for forensic analysis.

“The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu mni has ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba to take over the investigation”, it said.

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