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52-Year-Old Woman Murdered Three Years After Daughter Was Stabbed To Death

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A 52-year-old woman has been murdered three years after the same fate befell her daughter in Akure, Ondo state.

The woman, identified as Yemi Ajayi lost her only daughter, Oluwaseun Ajila three years ago. Ajila was a twenty-year-old model.  She was stabbed to death by unknown individuals in their residence in 2018 and her boyfriend Ebenezer Adejimola was arrested and arraigned for her murder.

Mrs. Ajayi was allegedly stabbed to death multiple times while she was sleeping in her house in Abusoro area of Akure. The incident occurred on Tuesday morning, November 9, Vanguard reports.

A source told the publication that a relative of the woman discovered her body when she did not wake up for the early morning prayers.

The source said: “The young girl narrated to people that when she woke up, she was looking for her mother so that they can pray together, unfortunately, she didn’t see her. She went on searching for her until she found her mother lying lifeless, as the assailants packed some clothes in the wardrobe and used it to cover her body. When I got there today, I started crying, then I called some of our colleagues.”

Funmilayo Odunlami, spokesperson of the police command confirmed the incident, saying that details of the crime was still sketchy.