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Police commence investigation after discovery of corpse in Osun river



Police commence investigation after discovery of corpse in Osun river

The Osun State Police Command have commenced investigation to unravel the mystery behind an unidentified corpse that was discovered in River Osun on Thursday.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer for the state, SP Folasade Odoro, the corpse was that of an unidentified man which was found floating on the River Osun under the Gbodofon Bridge.

It was later recovered around 7pm by the police and officials of the Osun Ambulance Scheme.

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He added that the victim who must have been dumped in the river, had his head badly severed.

Odoro said the command had not identified the victim, but assured that proper investigation surrounding the incident was ongoing.

Meanwhile, on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, a corpse was found in the River Osun at Osunjela village.

The corpse was later buried at the river bank by some Osun worshippers.

By Todimu Ogunade…

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