70-yr-old commits suicide in Abeokuta

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By DAUD OLATUNJI

ABEOKUTA — Tragedy struck in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, Monday, when a 70-year-old man identified as Baba Ijemo allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside his bedroom in his Olorombo residence.

The septuagenarian father of seven, who lived in a room and parlour, was found dangling from the ceiling, following a stench from his apartment.

Vanguard gathered that the old man had in recent time reportedly been hostile to the neighbours and co-tenants for unknown reasons.

It was further gathered that the deceased was not living with any of his relatives and that his children had not visited him for a long time before the tragic incident.

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