80-year-old man commits suicide in Lagos

An 80-year-old man, Isiyaka Ayinde, has reportedly committed suicide at the Watch Tower in the Araromi Imota area of Lagos State.

The incident occurred on Thursday.

The deceased hung himself with a rope in the kitchen.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the tragic incident.

He said: “The scene has been visited by the DCB personnel of the division, and photographs were taken.

“The family of the deceased is not interested in depositing the body at the mortuary but rather prefer burying the corpse immediately as a result of the age and religious inclination of the deceased.”

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