A husband and wife have been found dead in their apartment after eating breakfast in Ondo State. The incident has left many people in shock as to how it happened. It was gathered that the couple identified as Mr and Mrs Femi Oguntuase were found dead in their apartment after their breakfast meal in their residence located at New Site at Oba -Ile in Akure North local government area of the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Femi Joseph, who explained that his men have not been able to establish the cause of the couple's death, said no arrest had been made. Giving more details, he revealed that the body of the husband was found naked on the floor, while his wife, Modupe was in a wrapper with a bottle of palm oil found beside the couple. The bodies were found by a neighbour.
Another resident of the area who identified herself as Salewa, said the couple were seen in the morning of the fateful day hale hearty, but the neighbours were surprised to learn about the ugly development in the afternoon. It was gathered that some bowl of pap and beans cake were seen beside the deceased which showed that they died after taking their breakfast. "We saw the husband in the morning greeting everybody but we were surprised to hear about their death in the afternoon." a resident said.
She said that palm oil was found inside the deceased's mouths which indicated that they might have eaten food poison and drank palm oil as antidote to suppress the poison. "We saw palm oil in their mouths, it may be when they were having stomach pain that they drank the palm oil. We also discovered that the death happened after their breakfast."
The PPRO however said: "We got the report of the incident on Saturday and we are still investigating to get the cause of the death. The bodies have been deposited at the hospital for autopsy, it is after the autopsy that we will know the next step to take."