The son to Kehinde and Bukola Fatinoye who were burnt to death at their house,Oreoluwa Fatinoye has been recovered from Ogun river. Oreoluwa was allegedly killed by assassins who murdered his parents in Abeokuta on new year’s day after abducting him alongside their maid.
The deceased was reportedly thrown into a river on Adigbe- Obada road in Abeokuta .The decomposing body of Oreoluwa was discovered floating on the river by fishermen on Tuesday morning.When Oreoluwa’s corpse was sighted, it was observed that both hands were tied with rope to the back.The fisherman, Idowu Taiwo, said that he discovered the body floating on the river while he was preparing for the day’s work.
“On Monday, we heard that someone was thrown into this river but this morning, while we were preparing for work, the police approached us and pleaded with us to inform them any time we discover the body.But, this morning, around 7.30, we discovered the body while we were checking our equipment in the river”
“I called someone to help us get the number of the PPRO (Police Public Relations Officer) to tell him that we have discovered the body.“Not long after, the police came and we showed them the body after we had brought it to the river bank,” Idowu said.
The police later took the corpse away in the presence of some family members of the Fatinoyes.Meanwhile, the PPRO, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the corpse of Oreoluwa.
Oreoluwa’s parents, Mr Kehinde and Mrs Bukola Fatinoye were killed by yet-to-be-identified assassins in the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 1 after returning to from the crossover night service.The couple reportedly died during the incident that occurred at their residence, located within Ibara Government Reservation Area (GRA), Abeokuta.
The building belonging to the couple was said to have been set on fire, while one of the children(Oreoluwa) of the victims and their maid were reportedly kidnapped by the assailants.
Oyeyemi explained that the police would continue with their investigation to unravel the mystery behind the death of the Fatinoyes.