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Lekan Shonde Autopsy report shows wife died from respiratory seizure

Earlier rumours had it that the accused beat his wife to death after discovering that she had been having an extra marital relationship with her boss.

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Lekan and Ronke Shonde play

Lekan and Ronke Shonde

An autopsy report released to the Lagos State Department of Criminal Investigation, has revealed that Ronke, the late wife of Lekan Shonde, died from respiratory seizure.

This was confirmed on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, by Punch Metro.


News agencies had earlier reported that Lekan Shonde allegedly beat Ronke to death after discovering that she was having an affair with her boss identified as Kayode.

Shonde's alleged violent history against Ronke, put forward by her sister, Bolatito, almost made it certain that the deceased died from domestic violence.

ALSO READ: Autopsy report shows Ronke did not die from marks of violence

Lekan Shonde after surrendering to the police play

Lekan Shonde after surrendering to the police



The accused, Lekan Shonde, made the decision to surrender himself to the police based on persuasion from close friends.

He however maintained his innocence concerning the accusation that he killed his late wife, stating that he returned home to find her lying face down.

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Also see a video interview with Ronke's family below.

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