Akinro Blessing Ojay, a young man, and his wife were discovered dead in their toilet at their home in Akure, Ondo state.
According to reports, he was discovered on Tuesday, November 23 with his nurse wife Mary Igwe.
At 11 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 21, Akinro was last seen on WhatsApp.
This alarmed his family, and a missing person report was filed at a local police station.
Detectives broke into the house on Tuesday and discovered the couple locked in their toilet.
Their bodies, according to reports, showed signs of having been murdered.
Their bodies were taken to the morgue and deposited there.
Akinro and Mary, who married at a young age, frequently posted on Facebook about their love for each other.
Akinro claimed that convincing Mary to marry him is his “most brilliant achievement” in one of his posts. Mary referred to Akinro as her “joy giver” and “soul mate” in her most recent Facebook post.
“He was last seen online on WhatsApp on Sunday, November 21 at 11pm. A missing report was filed at the police station and detectives broke into their flat to find out what was going on only to find the couple dead in their toilet.
“Apparently, their killers had murdered them and locked up them in the toilet. Their corpses have been deposited at the morgue,” a source said.