Woman Commits Suicide In Ogun


A 49-year-old woman, Victoria Idowu has reportedly taken her own life by hanging on Sunday, April 21, 2024. .

The deceased hung herself from a ceiling fan in her bedroom in the Magboro area of Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Spokesperson of the command, Omolola Odutola, who confirmed the incident to Punch said the son of the deceased raised the alarm after returning from church service and finding his mother reportedly hanged with a rope from the ceiling fan.

The PPRO added that upon receiving the report, police officers from the Ibafo Division visited the scene where the body of the deceased was found.

“According to the son, he came back from the church at about 1530 hours and discovered that his mother, one Mrs Idowu Victoria, ‘F’, aged 49 years of the same address, had committed su*cide by hanging herself on the ceiling fan inside her room. The DPO immediately drafted men to the scene. No su*cide note was found,” she said.

The PPRO disclosed further that an investigation has commenced to unravel the circumstances behind the incident.

She, however, urged members of the public to always provide support to their loved ones who may be suffering from mental health challenges.

“Meanwhile, the investigation is still ongoing to unravel the circumstances behind the sad incident. Su*cide is unlawful. Sufferers of mental health need more support from family members to prevent such fatality,” she added.

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