Missing 19-year-old student Shalewa Adebowale has been found dead

Her cousin Ayokunle confirmed the sad development via Twitter on Tuesday evening, October 20. He didn’t give more details except that she was found dead.

”We found my cousin, but unfortunately, we found her dead. We hope she’s in a better place. Thanks to everyone who reached out and reposted” he wrote

Recall that the deceased went missing shortly after calling her father on the phone saying “she was dying” and needed help. It was gathered that she left her parents’ house at Olorulogbo, Anthony village, Lagos, on October 10, 2020, to sit for an exam. She reportedly decided to spend the night at a cousin’s house in Igando after the exam ended late.

Shalewa left the cousin’s house on October 11, to board a bus at Checkpoint bus stop, LASU Road, en route to Iyana Ipaja. Her whereabouts had been unknown since then.

The last time her family heard from her was around 7.09pm on October 11, when she called their father asking for help.

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