A part of Akure, the Ondo State capital was thrown into mourning over the weekend after a 25-year old mysteriously committed suicide.

The man identified as Ayo Paul was found dead in his apartment in the Aule area of Akure.

According to an account given by an eye witness, the sad incident which happened on Saturday amazed neighbours of the deceased as he was described as a gentlemen.

While it is still not known why Paul took his life, a source said it was even the landlord of the deceased that forced opened his door on Saturday when no one could reach him.

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The source told The Punch , “Nobody knows reason Ayo committed suicide because he was a gentleman and he never had issue with anybody.

“When he did not come out for the monthly environmental sanitation, his landlord went to look for him and on opening his room; the landlord found his lifeless body dangling. The landlord immediately raised the alarm.”

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Femi Joseph, confirmed the incident and said the command has started investigation.

He said, “We don’t know the reason why the man took such actions, but we have commenced investigation into the incident.”

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