The Ogun State Police Command says a 400 Level female student of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Adaeze Jaja, has allegedly committed suicide in a hotel room.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola, confirmed the incident to newsmen on Tuesday in Abeokuta.
She said the 31-year-old Jaja was reported to have been found lying unconscious in the room and foaming in the mouth with an empty bottle of Sniper beside her.
Odutola explained that the incident was reported to the Divisional Police Officer, Ago-Iwoye Division on January 27 at 7:30am.
She said: “The Director of Be-Happy Hotel in Ago-Iwoye, Oduniyi Adelaja, came to the police station and reported that at about 6am on the day, he received information from one Adebayo Israel, a staff member of the hotel.
“Israel said that Adaeze was found lying unconscious and foaming in the mouth on a freezer.
“An empty bottle of Sniper was found beside her, and she was immediately rushed to Best Care Hospital and later transferred to Love and Care Hospital in Ago-Iwoye, where she was confirmed dead.”
Odutola said the scene of the crime was visited and the empty sniper bottle recovered.
She stated further that the body of the student had been taken to the OOU Teaching Hospital mortuary for an autopsy.
The PPRO added that the police Divisional Crime Branch had begun an investigation into the case while the institution’s authorities had been notified.