The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered investigation into the mysterious death of two lovers, Olamide Alli and Chris Ndukwe in Ilasan, Lekki area of the state.
This is according to an information by the Lagos State Police Command Spokesperson, DSP Bala Elkana on Monday.
The Police in the statement said the couple were found dead on Sunday at Road 5, House 16A, Victory Point Estate, Ilasan following an information received and subsequent deployment of a team of homicide detectives to the crime scene.
The woman was found laying in the pool of her blood with deep cuts on her head while the man’s mouth was foaming with whitish substance.
It is alleged that the man stabbed the woman to death with kitchen knife and thereafter drank some poisonous substances suspected to be Snipper insecticides.
Two blood stained kitchen knives, two empty bottles of the poisonous substances, three empty cans of Red Bull energy drink and a plier were recovered from the scene.
The two corpses were removed and deposited in a public mortuary for autopsy.
Family members revealed that the couples were in relationship for over seven years though not married but have two boys, ages 3 and 7.
Their relationship was described as complicated, as the couples were on and off over the years.
While the man lives in Victory Point Estate Ilasan, the woman lives in Ogba.
The woman is said to have visited the man alongside her 22 years old sister, a night before the incident, on his invitation.
Her sister was the first to have noticed that the couples were dead and raised alarm.
In her statement, she was woken up by a loud music from the room where the corpses were found, as herself and the kids slept in a different room.