Woman Accountant Son, 21, Charged For Her Murder In UK-Oludotun Emmanuel Kalejaiye, the 21 year old son of the Nigerian lady accountant killed in cold blood on Thursday morning has been officially charged for her murder.
Tolu, 44, was discovered by police soaked in her own blood following the stab wounds on Friday morning in Wethersfield Way, Wickford in Essex. She was a native of Abeokuta in Ogun State of Nigeria.
A post mortem was carried out on Friday which confirmed that she suffered fatal stabs to her neck.
Her son Oludotun Emmanual Kalejaiye, 21, has been made to appear in court charged with murder after being held in custody and questioned overnight by police on Thursday and Friday.
A spokesman from Essex Police said on Friday: “Police have today charged Oludotun Emmanual Kalejaiye, aged 21, of Wethersfield Way, Wickford, with murder.
“He has been remanded in custody to appear before Chelmsford Magistrates Court on the morning of Saturday September 28.
Police had confirmed the murder after identifying Tolu’s body in the family home.
“A post-mortem was carried out on Friday September 27 and the provisional cause of her death has been given as stab wounds to the neck.”, Police had confirmed on Friday
Funmi’s son, Oludotun Emmanuel was arrested on Thursday after neighbours alerted the Police.
Police were called to a large £350,000 four-bedroom property in Wickford, Essex, at about 10am Thursday morning where they discovered the body .
Oludotun was arrested shortly after and remained in custody
Chaotic scenes were reported in the house and its large frontage with several family members doused in in tears following the tragedy. The family home has remained cordoned off whilst a team of forensic officers worked inside the property.
Michael Day, 57, her neighbour on the quiet road, said: ‘I left my house at just gone 9.30am and when I came back 10 minutes later, there was all this commotion.
Mr Day described Mrs Kalejaiye as ‘pleasant’, saying that he would only usually see her on Sunday mornings when she went to church. ‘She would wave when she saw me,’ he added.
According to her Facebook profile, Mrs Kalejaiye is engaged, studied accounting and finance at Middlesex University in Hendon, north London, and is originally from Abeokuta in Nigeria
She had also been involved in a successful campaign with other neighbours to establish village green status for the small area of grass at the front of her home.