The Osun State Police Command has said that an early morning fire has razed the morgue of the Anatomy Department of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
Spokesperson for the state Police Command, Folasade Odoro, who confirmed the incident, said that about ten corpses were burnt during the incident on Tuesday.
Speaking further, Odoro said detectives were already investigating the cause of the fire incident.
According to the Osun police spokesman, the corpses that got burnt were said to be kept in the cabin inside the morgue.
Reacting to the fire incident, the Public Relations Officer of the university, Abiodun Olanrewaju, said a press statement would be issued on the development later.