Tenant dies in Lagos house, landlord alerts police


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The stays of a tenant, Caleb Chiemele, have been recovered from a short-let house on the LSDPC Property, off Freedom Means, within the Lekki Part 1 space of Lagos State.

PUNCH Metro gathered on Monday that Chiemele, who had been staying within the house since Might 12, didn’t come out of his house on June 12 and out of curiosity, some involved individuals, together with the proprietor of the house, Adewole Olufemi, in an try to determine his situation, peeped by way of his window however met the tenant mendacity immobile on the ground of the house.

Upon realising that Chiemele was irresponsive, policemen hooked up to the Maroko Division had been alerted and officers detailed to analyze the case, mobilised to the house, compelled the door open and whereas assessing the tenant’s situation, they reportedly noticed that he had died.

A supply, whereas talking to our correspondent, however doesn’t wish to be talked about as a result of he was not permitted to talk to the media, mentioned the corpse had been evacuated and deposited within the morgue.

The supply mentioned, “The corpse was found round 8 pm on June 12, 2024, at a short-let house on the LSDPC Property, off Freedom Means, Lekki Part 1. The short-let was owned by one Adewole Olufemi. He reported to the police that Caleb Chiemele had stayed in his short-let house since Might 12, 2024.

 “However round 5 pm on June 12, they seen that Caleb had not been seen because the morning and primarily based on that commentary, they determined to peep by way of the home windows they usually noticed him mendacity on the ground within the house.”

The supply mentioned when policemen had been knowledgeable, they visited the house and located the lifeless stays of the tenant.

 “When the policemen obtained to the house, they needed to power their approach in because the door was locked. They met him mendacity down lifeless and subsequently evacuated the corpse to the mortuary,” the supply mentioned.

When our correspondent contacted him on Monday, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, mentioned the command had begun an investigation to determine the reason for Chiemele’s dying, including that the corpse had been deposited within the morgue for post-mortem.

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