28-year-old man drowns on Eleguchi beach

The remains of 28-year-old man Sodiq Aremu who jumped into Eleguchi beach, in the Lekki area of Lagos have been recovered and evacuated into the morgue.

Sodiq Aremu, a native of the Ona Ora area Oyo was last seen alive on Thursday 7th July when he suddenly dropped his bag and jumped into the beach.

It was learnt that all efforts to trace and rescued him proved abortive.

However, on Saturday 9th July at about 1:30 pm the victim’s corpse was found floating on the surface of the ocean.

Sequel to the report, police detectives visited the scene of the incident and took photographs of the scene.

Confirming the incident, Spokesperson Lagos State Police Command SP Benjamin Hundeyin said the corpse of the man who jumped into the beach was seen on 9th July at about 1:30 pm floating. His corpse has been recovered and evacuated into the morgue. The investigation is ongoing.”

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