AN 82 year old man, Adegoke Oriola, has allegedly committed suicide in Ondo town, headquarters of Ondo West local government area of Ondo State.
The lifeless body of the octogenarian was discovered in his room in the early hours of Sunday when her daughter, Taiwo Adegoke, who was staying with him at No 45, Ayeyemi Street in Ondo, found his body tied to the ceiling dangling.
According to a resident of the area, the alarm raised by Taiwo attracted the residents of the area who rushed to the scene of the incident only found the lifeless body of Adegoke tied to the rope.
He explained that the deceased daughter who expected her father to come out of the room decided to check on him but was surprised to found him hanged on the ceiling, saying there was no premonition about the death of the old man the previous night before he went to bed.
He said the octogenarian may decided to terminate his life over a protracted illness of one of his daughters which he has spent all his life savings in the last five years.
The source however said the men of the state police from the Enuowa Divisional Police Station have visited the scene of the incident while landlords from the community were seen making arrangement on how to remove the body of the deceased.
Confirming the development, the Divisional Police Officer, Enuowa Division, Kunle Omisakin said his men had visited the house of the deceased saying his men have commenced investigation to unravel the mysteries behind the death of the Octogenarian.