A Nigerian American woman Oluwatoyin Salau who went missing days ago in Florida, after tweeting about being sexually assaulted, has been found dead.Oluwatoyin was an advocate of Black lives matter and had a strong voice online and at rallies.
The 19-year-old Oluwatoyin Salau was last seen in a CCTV footage on June 10 at about 7:03 pm at Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida.She has been trending for the whole day on twitter,with people demanding justice and saying Salau cared for people and fought for people,so she must not be forgotten either and her killer must be brought to justice.
Already Police also say the suspect in this case, 49-year-old Aaron Glee Jr., has been arrested. Salau was killed in a double homicide, The other victim in the double murder was 75-year-old Victoria Sims
Suspect Glee was arrested May 30 on a charge of aggravated battery, causing bodily harm or disability, according to court records. On June 9, he was arrested on a charge of battery.
Toyin Salau went missing three days prior — on June 6. She was found dead Saturday night.
Her friend Danaya Hemphill,has been reliving the last moments she saw her friend,she said it was the day before she went missing.
"I had a feeling that we were not going to find Toyin alive," said Hemphill, 22.
At each demonstration, Salau had been reciting the names of Black people killed, such as Tony McDade of Tallahassee and George Floyd of Minneapolis.
“I don’t want their names gone in vain," Salau said during one protest in front of the Tallahassee Police Department last month.
Hemphill didn't think her friend's name would join that list.
"Toyin was very passionate," said Hemphill. "She was very vocal she was very loving, very spiritual, very caring.
"She was like a light in a dark room. That was Toyin."
|Suspect Aaron Glee Jr|
Friends and loved ones took to Twitter, asking people to help find her. Unfortunately, last night, Tallahassee Police Department announced that two women were found dead in South Wood and a suspect is in custody. Friends revealed on Twitter that one is Toyin.
Toyin's last tweets were posted on June 6. She narrated on Twitter how she was sexually assaulted that day by a man who offered her a ride when she was stranded after the Black Lives Matter protest.
Toyin, a race activist, took part in a Black Lives Matter demonstration in the Tallahassee area on June 6. Afterwards, she said a Black man disguised as a man of God offered to give her a ride to church to pick up her things. He ended up subjecting her to sexual assault.
She tweeted about it and revealed that she reported it to the police.
Unfortunately, she went missing afterwards and was later found dead.
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