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10-year-old boy in Lagos fatally strangles friend during football match

According to reports, the two boys were playing when an argument erupted, resulting in Israel grabbing Ezekiel's neck and choking him until he lost consciousness and stopped breathing...

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10-year-old boy in Lagos fatally strangles friend during football match

A devastating incident occurred in the Ejigbo area of Lagos State as a 10-year-old boy named Israel tragically strangled his friend, Ezekiel, during a football match at Powerline.

According to reports, the two boys were playing when an argument erupted, resulting in Israel grabbing Ezekiel’s neck and choking him until he lost consciousness and stopped breathing. The heart-wrenching incident took place on Friday, shocking the community.

Upon receiving the distressing complaint, the Ejigbo Division contacted the authorities, and Ezekiel was rushed to the hospital, where medical staff confirmed his passing. Detectives visited the scene, and the body was taken to the General Hospital in Isolo for further examination.

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Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the tragic event, stating that the body had been moved to the mortuary for a post-mortem examination.

The young suspect is currently in police custody as investigations proceed into this heartbreaking incident which left the community reeling from the loss.

The sudden and tragic loss of young Ezekiel serves as a stark reminder of the fragility of life, and the community mourns this heartbreaking incident.

Our thoughts are with the families and loved ones affected by this tragedy during this difficult time.

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