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Unknown assailants strangle elderly couple in Osun

The police in Osun State on Sunday said unknown attackers have strangled to death an elderly couple in Gbongan area of the state.

The state’s police spokeswoman Mrs. Folashade Odoro, said in a statement on Sunday that their bodies was found at about 11 am at their residence in Gbongan.

The late couple’s son, Caleb Akanbi reported the demise of his parents to the police after he found them strangled.

“When police got to the scene of the incident, Mr Reuben Akanbi, 70, and Mrs Victoria Akanbi, 68, who lived in an isolated house were found dead with violence marks on them.

“The crime is suspected to have been carried out overnight and the body of the deceased couple had been removed and deposited at LAUTECH Teaching Hospital for autopsy.

“Police special detectives had, however, been deployed to fish out the killers, ” Odoro said.


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