The Osun State Police Command, on Sunday, said it has commenced investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a couple, Olasunkanmi and Fisayo Eso, at their residence in Ilesa.
The command’s spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, who disclosed this in a statement, said the couple were found dead in their apartment last Friday at Ireti Ayo area of Ilesa.
Although the actual cause of the death has not been determined, the police had evacuated the corpses for autopsy.
Opalola, who appealed for calm over the matter, however, said fumes from the generating set supplying the apartment occupied by the deceased, was strongly suspected as the cause of death.
“Mr Eso Olasunkanmi, 55-yrs, and his wife, Fisayo, 50-yrs, of Ireti Ayo along Ijebu-Jesa Rd., Ilesha, were found dead on the floor of their dining room.
“The command is still waiting for the autopsy report from the hospital to ascertain the actual cause of their death, please. Fumes from a generating set supplying the apartment occupied by the deceased is strongly suspected. But the thorough investigation would be conducted to determine the cause of the death,” she said.
She assured that a thorough investigation would be conducted to unravel the mystery behind the incident.