Man Reportedly Dies Inside Hotel Swimming Pool In Ondo State

A middle-aged man has reportedly died in a swimming pool in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

According to a source who preferred anonymity, the deceased whose identity is yet to be known was a lodger at Helena hotel, Ijapo, the state capital.

The source who is one of the workers at the hotel stated that efforts to rescue the deceased who took time out to use the hotel’s swimming pool proved abortive.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, Ondo state command, Femi Joseph disclosed that the deceased who had lodged in the hotel was not a good swimmer.

According to Mr Joseph, the deceased was not a good swimmer, hence the ugly incident and that autopsy and other investigation had commenced on the case.

Reacting to the allegations that there had been recurrent of such incidents in Helena hotel, the PPRO said the police had not suspected any complicity in the case.
Meanwhile, it has been alleged by residents within the hotel’s neighbourhood that death is usually recorded almost every year in the hotel’s swimming pool.

One of the residents who simply gave her name as Fumbi said that, “Only God knows what is happening to the hotel. About a year ago, a young man who had come to have fun also died in the same tragic scenario.
“You can ask other people around, they will tell you the same thing,” she stated.

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  1. That’s very bad

  2. It means that a supervisor needs to be positioned to avoid future occurrence

  3. He doesn’t know how to swim

  4. Then people should avoid using the pool

  5. Rest in peac, there is much one can say

  6. Maybe he is novice in swimmimg

  7. He died of enjoyment. May him go heaven

  8. Rip. God knows best

  9. Rest in peace, may God show you mercy

  10. so shocking. god av mercy

  11. what a bad news

  12. What could have been the cause of his death

  13. This is so sad… Rip man

  14. All that is hidden to human are very clear to God… RIP to the decease

  15. I think someone killed him buy anyway may his gentle soul rest in peace

  16. RIP, why jump into the pool when you can’t swim

  17. Oh my God maybe u doesn’t knw hw to swim

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