Black Lives Matter Activist Oluwatoyin Salau Found Dead After Tweeting About Being Attacked

Black Lives Matter Activist Oluwatoyin Salau Found Dead After Tweeting About Being Attacked

The 19-year-old went missing one week ago.

Published 3 weeks ago

Written by BET Staff

Oluwatoyin "Toyin" Salau, a prominent Black Lives Matter activist in Tallahassee, Florida, has been found dead after a suspected homicide, Tallahassee Police Department has confirmed. She was 19 years old. 

WCTV reports that Salau went missing a week ago, and was reportedly the victim of a double murder. A suspect, Aaron Glee Jr., has been arrested for both murders. The other victim was 75-year-old Victoria Sims, according to TPD.

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Salau was a vocal activist and had appeared on several videos of the protests at the Tallahassee State Capitol. She was last seen on June 6. Before she went missing, Salau posted several tweets about being followed and attacked:

It's not confirmed that the man she was referring to is Glee. According to court documents, Glee was previously arrested on May 30 and accused of aggravated battery causing bodily harm and was released on a $2,500 bond on June 1.

Photo Credit: Instagram @avillagescholar

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