Man Decomposed Body Discovered 4 Years After Death, Inside Abandoned Residence.



Residents of Apete Area in Ibadan are in shock after discovering the decomposed body of a man in the bedroom of his house four years after his death.

The deceased, whose identity remains unknown as of press time, was said to have been seen by neighbours four years ago during one of his occasional trips to Ibadan from Portharcourt in Rivers State, where he resides at the time.

It was gathered that some labourers from the northern part of the country, popularly referred to as ‘Abokis’, who was contracted for the job of cutting the grass in the deceased compound were told to jump into the compound from the fence since the gate of the house was locked from behind.

They, however, found the car of the house owner on the premises which has been covered with grass.

According to an eyewitness, after managing to cut down the overgrown bush, the workers peeped through the window of rooms in the building and saw the skeleton of the decomposed corpse on his bed with a phone in his hand.

“The shocked workers immediately raised an alarm, while taking to their heels. The leadership of the community’s Residents Association who responded to the alarm promptly informed the Apete Division of the Nigerian Police.

“As I speak, officers of the Oyo State Police Command are currently carrying out a comprehensive investigation into the incident”, a resident disclosed.

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