The police in Ekiti State have confirmed the killing of a woman, identified as Mrs.  Motunrayo Olajide, inside her house in Ado Ekiti, the state capital by yet to be identified persons.

Sunday Abutu, the State Police Public Relations Officer for Command, announced on Friday that the law enforcement agencies had not arrested anyone yet in connection with the incident.

NEWSNAIJA learned that the mother of three was allegedly killed at her residence on 2nd Avenue, Aseye Street, Nova, Adebayo area of Ado Ekiti metropolis on Monday.

Abutu said, “The woman was stabbed with a sharp object in her neck, which pierced the skin and created a deep cut that led to her bleeding to death.

“Police detectives have launched serious investigations into the matter to unravel those behind the dastardly act.

“The remains of the woman have been deposited in the morgue while the investigations continue. We are awaiting the outcome of the autopsy that would be performed by experts to guide us in finding out the true cause of the woman’s death.

“We appeal to residents and neighbors of the deceased who have relevant information that can help our investigation to feel free to provide such,” the police spokesperson said.

NEWSNAIJA further learned that the woman was discovered dead in the pool of her blood at about 4.50 pm on Monday when the deceased’s 11-year-old daughter returned from school and met her mother’s lifeless body on the floor.

A source, who said that the daughter, upon discovery, raised the alarm to other neighbors, said, “The killers seized the opportunity that the woman was always at home to strike and killed her.

The source said “When we rushed there, we saw her in the pool of blood with a deep cut in her neck. The landlords in the area quickly ran to the police station to report the matter,”