A 300-level Economics student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA) has been found dead in her room.
Ifeoluwa Adekunle was been found dead in her pool of blood in her room outside the school campus on Saturday.
Preliminary investigation by the police revealed that the Ifeoluwa was attacked by yet-to-identified assailant(s) and left in her pool of blood after sniffing life out of her.
The incident was said to have created tension and apprehension among students, particularly female students.
She was said to have been stabbed severally to death by her attacker(s).
A source, who subscribed to anonymity,
said: “We found her in the pool of her blood in her room. She was stabbed to death by yet-to-be-identified persons who came visiting. We know this is not a cult-related issue as some people are propagating.
“We have reported the murder case to the police but seems they are slow in responding to our demands in identifying and tracking those behind this dastardly act.
“We are imploring the Ondo State Government to please look into the matter and ensure that the deceased gets justice.”
Spokesperson to the state Police Command, Funmilayo Odunlami-Omisanya, Superintendent of Police(SP) who confirmed the incident on Sunday, disclosed that investigation into the incident has begun.
She noted that the suspicion that the incident could be cult-related could not be ruled out, the police spokesperson disclosed that the remains of Ifeoluwa had be kept in the morgue.
Mrs. Odunlami-Omisanya said: “She was killed but her corpse had been moved to the hospital’s morgue and we have begun our investigation on the case.
“We are not sure if it’s a cult-related activity because she was murdered in her room situated off the campus, but our investigation is going to unravel the cause.”