Lady dies after eating mango

A lady in Ondo state has died from stomach pains after eating a mango


Toyin Afolayan, 22, has thrown residents of her community in confusion and mourning, when she died after eating a mango fruit in the area.


The death of Toyin, who lived in Power line area in Ore in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State, has caused fear to her father, Mr. Lekan Afolayan, and the rest of her family.

According to police report, the deceased, after eating the mango fruit developed stomach ache and cough and was later rushed to the General Hospital, Ore for treatment.

The deceased later died while receiving treatment at the hospital.


The police report hinted that the father of the deceased reported the incident at about 7:00am, the day after the incident, at the police station in Ore. His statement said his daughter ate a mango fruit which led to stomach ache and cough before she died at the hospital while receiving treatment at about 8am.

Confirming the incident, the Ondo State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, ASP Wole Ogodo said that the corpse of the deceased has been deposited at the General Hospital, mortuary for autopsy.

Ogodo said investigation is ongoing on the matter and urged parents to caution their children on what they eat.



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