Hard drugs were reportedly recovered from the BMW car parked in a garage on Block B, Banana Island, Lagos, Davido’s friend, DJ Olu and Chime Amaechi died in.
A Lagos State Police Command source, who confided in Punchng, said operatives from the Ikoyi Police Division received a distress call that two young men were lying lifeless in a car.
“A team raced to the scene. On getting there, the lifeless bodies of two adult males were found in a BMW car, with number plate, KJA 631 AY, at the underground garage of Block B, Banana Island.
After making some enquiries, the victims were identified as Olugbenga Abiodun, 25. He lived on Block 11 of the estate. The other victim, Chime Amaechi, was also aged 25,” the source said.
Another source who spoke to Punch, claimed that preliminary physical examination suggested that they died of drug overdose, as it was gathered that the duo vomited blood from their noses and mouths.
She said, “They were found dead in the car and blood was coming out of their noses and mouths.
A doctor was also at the scene. Physical examination of the bodies indicated that the victims must have died of an overdose of substances suspected to be hard drugs. The substances were found in the car.”
While the corpses have been deposited in the Lagos State Teaching Hospital morgue, as the family of the late entertainers await post-mortem result to find the actual cause of death, the Lagos State Acting Commissioner of Police, Edgar Imohimi, who confirmed the deaths and said, “Autopsies would be carried out to know the cause of death. There were no marks of violence on their bodies.”