Married female banker and her lover found dead in their secret apartmentBy Mason White 11:52 AM May 21, 2014
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By: Aarav Sen
(Scroll down for video) A married female banker and her lover were found dead in a secret apartment that they used to carry on an affair, police in Nigeria said.
Imo State Police said that Adejoke Ayeola and her lover Wilson Ugwunna, died while sleeping together.
42-year-old Ugwunna, left behind two children, and his lover, 44-year-old Ayeola, also left behind two children. Ayeola was married to a lawmaker in Ogun State.
According to the police investigation, the lovers arrived to their secret apartment in Imo. After a few days, Ugwunna’s family members became concerned and filed a missing persons report.
When police entered the apartment they found Ayeola’s decomposing body while Ugwunna was unresponsive. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he later died.
Locals believe that the couple died as a result of a curse because they were cheating. However, investigators confirmed that the two died of carbon monoxide poisoning as police found a running generator in their apartment.
The woman, who worked at New Generation Bank, lied to her husband, saying that she was attending a meeting in Ibadan, while she went to her lover.