Housewife murdered in Osun

Bola Bamigbola, Osogbo

A 55-year-old housewife, Oluwatoyin Afolabi, has been murdered by yet-to-be identified assailants at her residence in Okuku, Osun State.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the corpse of the deceased was removed from the scene around 6am on Tuesday.

Sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the incident occurred on Oyebode Street, where the deceased lived, adding that assailants slaughtered her and escaped from the scene without being caught.

Residents described the incident as shocking as they had no inkling that Oluwatoyin had been murdered.

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident and said police personnel had visited the scene.

According to her, no one has been arrested yet in connection with the crime, adding that investigation had commenced into the killing.

She added that the remains of the deceased had been deposited in a mortuary in Okuku.