A young man has drowned in the swimming pool of a hotel in the Ishashi area of Lagos State as his girlfriend fled the scene after the shocking incident.
A 35-year-old man identified simply as Sikiru, who had visited a swimming pool of a hotel known as Regional Hotel and Suites on April 2, with his girlfriend, has drowned while swimming in the Ishashi area of Lagos State.
According to PUNCH Metro, the girlfriend of the man was said to have fled the facility while the hotel manager reported the case to the police who removed the corpse and deposited it in a morgue.
While speaking to a correspondent, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, said a preliminary investigation by detectives who visited the scene showed that there was no injury on the corpse.
He said, “The hotel manager reported that one of his customers, identified simply as Sikiru, whose address is still unknown, was found dead inside the hotel’s swimming pool upon diving into the water. Detectives went to the scene of crime and recovered the remains of the said man.
“No trace of injuries was found and no identification or phone recovered from him. The girlfriend that came with him disappeared immediately with all links of identification of the deceased. The corpse has been deposited in the Badagry General Hospital morgue for autopsy. Investigation is ongoing.”