Sunday, January 10, 2016
75-year-old man burnt to death in Osun
An eyewitness said: some residents of the area made frantic efforts to put out the inferno before fire fighters arrived the scene but Ishola, a father of a ten-year-old and a 7 year old girl, burned to death before help cold come his way.
The 71-year-old brother of the deceased, who identified himself as Ademola Oseni, said the fire was caused by a kerosene lantern.
Oseni said Ishola, had a mental condition due to an injury he sustained in an accident and could have mistakenly hit the lantern while asleep, igniting the fire that consumed him.