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Black Lives Matter activist Oluwatoyin Salau found dead

By: WCTV Eyewitness News
June 15, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee Police Department has identified Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau as a murder victim after a week of searching for her as a missing person.

Police also say the suspect in this case, 49-year-old Aaron Glee Jr., has been arrested. The other victim in the double murder was 75-year-old Victoria Sims, according to TPD.

According to arrest records in Orange County, Florida, Glee was arrested in Orlando on June 14 on an out-of-county warrant from Leon County on charges of homicide-felony murder.

Salau’s name was trending on social media for a week. Salau was a vocal activist and had appeared on several videos of the protests here in the state’s capital. She was last seen on June 6 in the area of Orange Avenue and Wahnish Way in Tallahassee.

On Sunday, it was reported that two bodies were found near Monday Road.

“Both names have been released with permission of their families in accordance with Marsy’s Law,” TPD said in its press release.

In a Facebook post Monday afternoon, Lively Tech, where Salau was enrolled in the cosmetology program, posted a message saying “We will miss seeing Toyin’s beautiful smile.”

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