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Man Found Dead In Ondo


A middle-aged man was Wednesday morning found dead at his place of work, In Akure, Ondo State. 

The body of the man identified as Taiwo, a security guard  with a private establishment in the city was found at the entrance of the office located along Oyemekun road. 

There was no form of violent or robbery at  the office that might have caused his death, but people at the area said he might have died of cardiac arrest.

The body of the man was later moved by  A' Division in Akure condoned the area and moved the dead body to the mortuary.

A staff of the organization, who did not want his name mentioned said the late Taiwo was active in the office and show no sign of any illness before the close of work on Tuesday.

While expressing shock over the death of the security man, he added there was no form of injury or mark in his body.

"He is our security man for this office and he has been doing it for some time now.We were together yesterday before we departed for our different homes after work. He was so lively and agile and he showed no sign of sickness 
For us to come this morning now and found his dead body here is socking and unfortunate," he said.

A woman ,who said the late Taiwo stays in her house said he was too young to work as a security because of his age.

The old woman,who spoke in Yoruba noted that he had warned him against taken up the job because of what she described 'as the peculiarities attached to being a security guard'

She said: This boy stays in our house at Ayedun and he works here as Security guard. He is too young to do the work and I have warned him to stop it because of the things involved in doing guard,especially in Night."

When contacted,the Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, Femi Joseph said the command had begun investigation to unravel the cause of the death.

The PPRO added that some workers of the office had been invited for further interrogation.

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