Lagos: Police Launch Investigation after Unidentified Woman Found Dead in Hotel Room

The woman's lifeless body lay on a bed, prompting immediate action and a subsequent police response. Upon receiving the report, a team of detectives swiftly arrived at the scene, cordoning off the area to begin their investigation

Lagos, Nigeria: The Lagos State Police Command has initiated a thorough investigation into the mysterious death of an unidentified woman, whose lifeless body was discovered in a hotel room. 

The incident came to light when the hotel manager reported the shocking discovery to the Trinity Police Station around 6.17 p.m. on Friday.


According to the State’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the manager, whose identity remains confidential, found the deceased woman during a routine check of hotel rooms at 8.00 p.m. on the same day. 

The woman’s lifeless body lay on a bed, prompting immediate action and a subsequent police response.

Upon receiving the report, a team of detectives swiftly arrived at the scene, cordoning off the area to begin their investigation. 

The detectives meticulously documented the scene, photographing the corpse and the hotel room as part of their preliminary examination.

Efforts are now underway to transfer the deceased woman’s body to the morgue, and the police are actively trying to locate her relatives. 

The challenge of identifying the woman has added another layer of complexity to the investigation as authorities work diligently to unravel the circumstances leading to her tragic demise.


One key element in the investigation centres around an unknown man who had reportedly lodged with the deceased woman. 

Shockingly, this mysterious individual allegedly fled the scene, prompting intensified efforts by law enforcement to track him down and possibly make an arrest. 

The police are leaving no stone unturned in their quest for information about this unidentified companion, hoping it will shed light on the events leading up to the woman’s death.

The incident has sent shockwaves through the community, raising concerns about the safety and security of individuals within hospitality establishments. 

Hotel patrons and residents alike are anxiously awaiting updates on the ongoing investigation, hoping for swift justice and closure for the family of the deceased.

This tragic occurrence serves as a stark reminder of the importance of robust security measures in public spaces, particularly hotels and lodgings. 

It also underscores the need for enhanced vigilance and thorough background checks on guests to prevent such unfortunate incidents.

As the investigation unfolds, the Lagos State Police Command remains committed to transparency and accountability, providing regular updates to the public on their progress. 

The community, meanwhile, mourns the loss of an unidentified woman and awaits answers to the questions surrounding her untimely death.


This article was created using automation technology and was thoroughly edited and fact-checked by one of our editorial staff members

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