Police have said a man, Bolaji Waheed, poisoned himself before plunging into a river.
Dolapo Badmos, spokesperson for Lagos Police Command, said Waheed’s case was a possible suicide, but still being investigated.
“We are investigating a case of suicide. The man was found with a substance suspected to be poison,” she said.
The deacesed was found around 1.30pm at the bank of the Itowolo River, at Ajegunle, in Ikorodu area of Lagos.
The 52-year-old man reportedly went missing last Saturday. His corpse has been deposited at a morgue.