A 25-year-old man identified as Kehinde Muse has reportedly committed suicide because his girlfriend dumped him.
This incident happened on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at about 6.30p.m. at his residence at No. 56, Modele Street, Surulere, Lagos State.
He has reportedly locked himself in his room and drank poisonous substance known as Sniper. However, his family was able to break the door to his room,and rushed him to the hospital but he was declared dead on arrival.
According to the investigation of the Police, the deceased had earlier sent a suicide text message to his 21-year-old ex-girlfriend identified as Rasheedat Damilola Animashaun that he would take his life if the lady jilted him.
The girlfriend immediately alerted the family of the deceased about the suicide text message sent to her. And they quickly rushed to the deceased’s residence and broke the door to his room, found him unconscious and rushed him to the hospital. While the hospital declared him dead on arrival. The corpse has been deposited at the mortuary for autopsy.
The Press Statement released by the Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana reads thus:
“On 18/09/2019 at about 18:30hours, Surulere Police Station received an Information that one Kehinde Muse ‘m’ 25years old of No 56 Modele Street Surulere, locked himself in his room and drank poisonous substance known as sniper . He was rushed to Hospital but died on arrival. Preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased person earlier sent a suicide text message to his ex girlfriend, Rasheedat Damilola Animashaun ‘f’ 21 years old, informing her that he will take his life since she decided to quit the relationship. That the said girlfriend promptly informed his family about the text message he sent to her and they rushed to his house, broke the door and found him unconscious. He was rushed to the hospital but unable to make it. His corpse has been deposited in the mortuary for autopsy. “
DSP Bala Elkana
Police Public Relations Officer,