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Sex worker with 8-month-old child found dead in Benin (Photo)

The body of the professional sex worker identified as Precious was found deceased near a tomatoes market at the Upper Mission extension road in Benin, Edo state.

A resider said they heard someone's voice around 4am, saying, “please, please take the bag”.

The resider explained they failed to come out because of fear.

The lady who was found without a top while facing downward received Bruises on her hand and blood out of her noseholes.

A staff of the hotel where the deceased operate from said she was a sex worker.

According to the staff, “The truth is that she is a huzzler. I came to the office this morning and I was told that she lefton Monday and has since not returned.

“When they call her phone, it will ring and then switch off. I said we should go to the police station to incident the matter. I had called Aduwawa police station and now asked that they should go and bring her picture, I was waiting for her picture when we heard that a dead body was found along Upper Mission extension.

“She used to huzzle at Old Road in Aduwawa so we ran down here and discovered that she was the one.”

The deceased's colleague who disclosed that she has an 8 months old baby said she doesn't know her native land.

Edo police spokesman, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, said the corpse has been moved to the mortuary.

He further disclosed that the Police has already launched an ongoing investigation following the development.


  1. RIP precious one! 😢..i hope your baby gets loved and cared for in a way that you never received!

  2. hmmmm..very sad story. God keep u safe sister