A 25-year-old man, Kehinde Muse, has committed suicide after his girlfriend, Rasheedat Animashaun, broke up with him.
The PUNCH learned that the deceased had sent a text message to 21-year-old Animashaun, informing her of his decision to kill himself.
The girlfriend was said to have informed his family members, as they all rushed to his house on Modele Street, Surulere.
However, by the time they arrived at the house, Muse had been unconscious.
He was rushed to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead.
The police spokesman, Bala Elkana, confirmed the incident.
He said, “On Wednesday, around 6.30pm, Surulere Police Station received information that one Kehinde Muse locked himself in his room and drank poisonous substance known as sniper. He was rushed to the hospital, but died on arrival. ”
Preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased had earlier sent a text message to his ex-girlfriend, Rasheedat Animashaun, informing her that he will take his life since she decided to quit the relationship.
“The ex-girlfriend promptly informed his family about the text message he sent to her and they rushed to his house, broke down the door and found him unconscious.
“He was rushed to the hospital, but was unable to make it. His corpse has been deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.”