Oluwatoyin Salau was a 19-year-old Nigerian-American political activist known for her involvement in Black Lives Matter protests from Tallahassee, Florida who was last seen on June 6, near Wahnish Way and Orange Avenue, She was found dead along with another woman Victoria “Vicki” Sims aged 75 who had also been reported missing.
Oluwatoyin Salau was a speaker at one of Black Lives Matter protests about George Floyd’s death, she was found dead on Saturday night June 13th, 2020. Police stated that the suspect in the case, 49-year-old Aaron Glee Jr., has been arrested.
On June 6, Salau posted a series of tweets claiming she was sexually assaulted by a man earlier that day in Tallahassee.
She wrote: “Anyways I was molested in Tallahassee, Florida by a black man this morning at 5:30 on Richview and Park Ave. The man offered to give me a ride to find someplace to sleep and recollect my belongings from a church I refused to a couple days back to escape unjust living conditions.”
The 19-year-old said she trusted the man’s intentions to help her out, writing that he, “came disguised as a man of God.”
“I entered his truck only because I carry anything to defend myself not even a phone (which is currently at the church) and I have poor vision. I trusted the holy spirit to keep me safe,” she wrote.
“More entails on the situation that happened this morning, I was not able to fall asleep because I knew if I did the man would’ve tried to harm me. I stayed awake the entire time and noticeably [sic] kept my distance away from him. He asked me if I wanted a massage…” Salau wrote.
“Literally wearing this man’s clothes right now DNA all over me because I couldn’t locate his house the moment I called the police because I couldn’t see,” Salau shared.
Several people responded to her on Twitter, offering help, and asking if she was okay. She never replied
Her name and #JusticeForToyin has been trending on social media. Rest in Power and Peace Oluwatoyin Salau