Kehinde Muse, a 25-year-old Nigerian man has committed suicide after his girlfriend, Rasheedat Damilola Animashaun, called off their romantic relationship.
Yesterday, Wednesday September 18th, Kehinde sent a text to his 21-year-old ex-girlfriend informing her of his decision to end his life because of her decision to break up with him.
On receiving the text, Rasheedat promptly informed his family members. They rushed to his house on Modele Street, Surulere only to find him unconscious.
According to a statement from the police spokesman, Bala Elkana, the deceased was rushed to the hospital but was confirmed dead on arrival.
“On Wednesday, around 6.30pm, Surulere Police Station received information that one Kehinde Muse locked himself in his room and drank poisonous substance known as sniper. He was rushed to hospital, but died on arrival,” Bala said.
Kehinde's corpse has since been deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.