Young Man Who Was Declared Missing In Lagos In December Has Been Found Dead

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Olanrewaju Ogundare, a 24-year-old man who declared missing in Lagos state in December 2020, has been found dead.

Ogundare who worked an events centre in Lagos state returned work on December 25, 2020 and dropped his bag at his parents’ house on Adimula Street, Ikotun, saying he going to spend the break his friends.

Upon his arrival at his friend’s house, he called his mum to inform her he had reached his destination. Afterwards, he went incommunicado.

On Monday, December 28, Olanrewaju failed to show up at work, prompting his colleagues to reach to his parents who immediately reported the matter to the Idimu Police Station. Olanrewaju who misplaced his phone sometime back, couldn’t be traced the number he had used to call his mum because the phone she used does not keep call records.

With the aid of his photo, the police were able to track his mutilated body to the Ejigbo area on Monday, February 1, suggesting he murdered.

A preliminary investigation showed he was killed in the area where his friend stays on the same night he went for the celebration. is believed he was killed by armed robbers who are known for terrorising residents of the area.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state , Muyiwa Adejobi, said the police is conducting further investigation into the matter.

The family of the deceased have reportedly called for the case to be closed as they do not have the finance to carry an autopsy.