The Lagos State Police Command on Monday confirmed that the lifeless body of a middle-aged customer of a guest house was discovered by the manager.
According to the police spokesman in the state, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the manager of the hotel located in the Ikorodu area of the state discovered the body on Saturday.
The woman, about 46 years old, arrived at the hotel on Friday on a motorcycle with one Alfa Sule, an Islamic teacher.
The manager reported that the companion, of unknown address, lodged with the deceased later identified as Muinat.
Hundeyin said that while the manager was going round the rooms on Saturday at about 6am, he discovered the lifeless body of the said woman but Alfa Sule was nowhere to be found.
“There were no marks of violence on the woman; the said Alfa Sule was nowhere to be found, but he abandoned his Bajaj motorcycle.
“The police visited the scene and found the corpse with foam oozing out of her nostril.
“Photographs of the scene and body were taken before the corpse was removed and deposited at the Ikorodu General Hospital morgue for autopsy,” he said.
Hundeyin added that the manager of the guest house is assisting the police in their investigation while efforts are on to arrest the fleeing Alfa Sule.
He said the case would be transferred to the Homicide unit of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for further investigation.