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Prostitute jumped to her death as police attempted to raid her apartment

By Mason White 2:47 PM May 9, 2017
Prostitute (illustration)
Prostitute (illustration)
By: Tanya Clark

A woman jumped to her death moments before police arrested her for prostitution, according to police in the United Arab Emirates.

Dubai police said that young woman who was known as Sophia from Nigeria, worked as a prostitute and lived with other prostitutes in an apartment that they rented.

Acting on a tip, police officers gathered outside of the apartment building, and were preparing to move in and arrest the young women on charges of solicitation.

When Sophia realized that she was about to be arrested, she opened the window of her fourth floor apartment and jumped.

She died at the scene. Her body was deposited in a morgue, and police are trying to make contact with the woman’s family members.

Sophia’s friends have issued a public appeal, urging family members to contact police in Dubai. Sophia was born and raised in Edo, before moving to Dubai.

Sophia did not live in the United Arab Arabs legally.