A 36 year-old suspected ritualist, Mr. Augustine Daniel has died mysteriously in his room at Igbalaye street in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
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A man named Mr. Augustine Daniel,36, who resides at Igbalaye street in Akure, the Ondo State capital has died in his sitting room in the midst of some fettish materials. This took place around 11am on Sunday, 16th of August when his wife raised an alarm that attracted neighbours.
His death has been described as mysterious by neighbours as he was hale and hearty prior to his death. The deceased who works as an auxilliary nurse was accused of doing series of abortions for women and also threatening neighbours with voodoo.
He was allegedly found dead in his sitting room with one bottle of Seaman Schnapp, bottle of Jik, knife and two dead fowls. The remains of the deceased have since been deposited at the State Specialist Hospital Akure for further examination.
His neighbours disclosed that the deceased until his death, had turned his apartment to a shrine.
The Police Public Relation Officer, Mr. Wole Ogodo, while confirmed the incident said the matter had been transferred to the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for proper investigation.
Ogodo said it was the wife that came to the station to report the incident on that fateful day after she discovered that the room was locked.