A mother and her three children were killed by unknown persons in an uncompleted church building at Agbowa, near Ikorodu in Lagos state in the early hours today.
According to Owoseni, the police were called to the crime scene at about 4:30 am on Wednesday.
He said, “The incident happened at about 3 am this morning at Agbowa in Ikorodu.
“The three murdered children were aged four, five and nine.
“The mother of the children was also wounded and later died in the hospital.”
The police are yet to identify the motive behind the gruesome murder but that the Lagos State Police Command, has begun an investigation into the case in order to bring the culprits to justice.
“We want to seize this opportunity to assure the public that we will continue to increase our visibility.
May the souls of the departed rest in peace.