Missing hotelier found dead in car boot in Ogun State
A renowned hotelier in Ogun State, Alhaji Jimoh Bello who was earlier declared missing has been found dead inside his car trunk along Owode-Idiroko Road.
Alhaji Bello, popularly known as uncle JB, is the owner of Uncle J.Bee Hotel situated at 168 Lagos-Idiroko Road, Owode, Yewa South LGA of Ogun State, and was reported missing by his family on Wednesday.
The man reportedly left his house at owode around 8:30 pm, telling his family he was going to Idiroko and has failed to return since he departed.
According to the Nation, his decomposing body was discovered after road users perceived a stench coming from the stationary car and noticed blood stains underneath upon close observation.
The people immediately contacted the police who raced to the scene of the incident, opened the car and recovered the remains of the man.
The Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson confirmed the incident, saying investigations had commenced to unravel the mystery behind the man’s death.
“He was reported missing on Wednesday. Today, we received a call about a vehicle parked on the road with blood. Policemen went to the scene, opened the trunk and discovered his body,” the Commissioner said.
“At this moment, we do not know how he was killed or those who did it. We do not know if the blood was as a result of body injuries.
“The body was already in a bad shape when it was discovered. We have commenced investigation.”