On Friday October 20, 2017, a man committed suicide by jumping into the lagoon from the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge in Lagos.

The identity of the man has now been revealed.

According to the Lagos Police, the man’s name is Adekunle Oluseyi John and he hails from Ondo State.

He was 40-years-old.

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Lagos Command spokesman Olarinde Famous–Cole said during a search of the area, the man’s mobile phone and other items were retrieved from the scene.

“Rescue operations by the police and other bodies is ongoing,” Famous–Cole told pressmen in Lagos.

It was unclear what led to the suicide plunge but newsmen gathered that the man pulled off his clothes and left some belongings, including his phone and ATM card, before jumping into the lagoon.

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