According to The PUNCH, a seven-year-old girl, Morire Olagoke, was on Thursday night allegedly found dead inside a co-tenant’s vehicle at the Olujoda area of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti capital .
The girl’s mother, Kehinde Ajayi, who said the family looked for her daughter within the afternoon of that day, declared her missing, following which an enquiry party helped to comb the neighbourhood for her.
Morire and her twin sister, Mokore, were said to possess been with their cousin in their apartment before they went bent buy biscuits.
The mother stated that the deceased got missing around 1:15pm after her twin sister left her within the compound to seem for her missing money inside the space .
She said, “When we awakened within the morning of that day, I took care of my children as was common . they’re twins. I gave them money to shop for biscuits and left them within the house with my cousin.
“I received a distress signal from one among my neighbours around 3pm that Morire was missing which that they had searched everywhere but couldn’t find her.
“I quickly rushed home. We searched everywhere for her but we didn’t find her. We reported the incident at the Ologede Police Division. it had been later around 8pm that somebody discovered her corpse inside a vehicle parked in our compound together with her body peeled off.”
The Police PR Officer, Ekiti State Command, Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident, described it as ‘unfortunate.’
He said, “It was true that a woman was declared missing and therefore the parents reported the incident at our division at Ologede. All efforts to recover the small girl were unsuccessful. She was later found lifeless in one among the cars parked in their compound.”
Abutu said an autopsy would be conducted to unravel the explanation for the girl’s death, adding that her corpse had been deposited within the morgue of Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital in Ado-Ekiti.