Update: Two Autopsies Showed Sylvester Oromoni Died A Natural Death. There Was No Evidence To Establish A Case Of Bullying

Update: Two autopsies showed Sylvester Oromoni died a natural death. There was no evidence to establish a case of bullying - Lagos Police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu

The Lagos state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, this afternoon held a press briefing the place he spoke extra on the investigations into the demise of Dowen faculty pupil, Sylvester Oromoni.


Chatting with the press, Odumosu stated the outcomes from the primary and second autopsies carried out on Sylvester’s physique in Delta and Lagos state indicated that he died a pure demise.


”A put up mortem examination was initially carried out on 2nd December, 2021 by a Guide Pathologist, Dr. Clement Vhriterhire of the Central Hospital, Warri, Delta State. The results of the primary post-mortem dated tenth December, 2021 attributed the reason for demise to ‘acute lung harm resulting from chemical intoxication in a background of blunt pressure trauma’.

Nevertheless, toxicology screening was advisable and likewise carried out. Whereas ready for the results of the toxicology, one other post-mortem was ordered by the Coroner Justice of the Peace in Lagos due to the standing of jurisdiction. The corpse was, subsequently, moved with armed police escorts from Delta State to Lagos State by TOS Funeral and the post-mortem carried out on the expense of the Lagos State Authorities.

The second post-mortem was carried out on the Lagos state College Instructing Hospital on 14th December, 2021 within the presence of representatives of all of the events concerned within the case. The second post-mortem was carried out by Dr. S.S Soyemi, the Guide Pathologist and Chief Examiner, Division of Pathology and Forensic Sciences, Lagos State College Instructing Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos.


Odumosu stated the second post-mortem carried out in Lagos was witnessed by the next; Dr Uwon Eze, a guide Pathologist from UCH represented Timile’s household, Dr. Badmus Kabiru, Guide Pathologist from LUTH represented Dowen Faculty, Dr. Nwigwe Chikodili Isabella, Guide Pathologist from Army Hospital Yaba represented Edward Brown, pupil of Dowen Faculty, Dr. Clemet Vhriterhire, Guide Pathologist who carried out the primary post-mortem represented the household of the deceased, Dr. Musa Stephen Itopa, Guide Pathologist from UPTH represented Michael Kasamu, pupil of Dowen Faculty, Dr. F.E. Emiogun, Guide Pathologist in LASUTH, Dr. O.O. KilaUvie-Emegbo, Guide Pathologist in LASUTH viii. Dr. O.O. Onayemi, senior Registrar in LASUTH ix. Dr. M.Salisu, senior Registrar on post-mortem posting in LASUTH x. Dr. A.C. Chima, Registrar from ABU on post-mortem posting in LASUTH xi. Dr. F. Emetomah, Registrar xii. CSP Rasak Oseni, Murder Part, represented the Nigeria Police Drive, Lagos State Command. Xiii. DSP Olusegun Bamidele, Murder Part, additionally represented the Nigeria Police Drive, Lagos state Command and Sgt. Shola Adeniyi, Murder Part, represented the Nigeria Police Drive, Lagos State Command.


The police boss said that earlier than the expiration of the 21 days remand order, the households of the accused college students utilized for his or her bail on the Justice of the Peace Court docket 1 Yaba and that the applying was authorized therefore the scholars who had been earlier remanded at Boys House, Oregun had been granted bail. He added that the Home Masters had been additionally granted bail after the expiration of the 21 days remand order.


Talking additional, Odumosu stated

”The results of the second post-mortem carried out in Lagos was launched on twenty first December, 2021. The consequence attributed the reason for demise to ‘Septicaemia, lobar pneumonia with acute pyelonephritis and pyomyositis of the suitable ankle’.

On thirtieth December, 2021, the toxicology screening outcomes of the primary post-mortem carried out in Warri was launched. The consequence issued and signed by Dr. Clement Vhriterhire, the identical physician who carried out the preliminary post-mortem attributed the reason for demise to ‘acute micro organism pneumonia resulting from extreme sepsis’

On the finish of diligent investigation carried out to date, there isn’t a proof to ascertain a case of torture, bullying and forceful utility of toxic substance towards the suspects.” 


Odumosu stated all of the suspects denied the allegations of torture, bullying and administering of toxic substances to the deceased.


He talked about that the allegation that the deceased was being pressured to affix a cult group was additionally not established as different college students interviewed denied this.

”Ultimate outcomes of the put up mortem and toxicology examination carried out each at Warri and Lagos agreed that the deceased died a pure demise.”he stated


Talking additional, Odumosu stated 


For goal of clarification, it’s pertinent to convey to members of the general public in easy phrases, the commentary/submission of Dr. SS Soyemi, the guide pathologist who led a workforce of pathologists to hold out the post-mortem.

He declared and I quote: Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, a 12-year previous pupil of Dowen Faculty, Lekki, Lagos, reportedly died on November 30, 2021 at a non-public hospital in Warri, Delta State.

It was alleged that the deceased was bodily assaulted and poisoned within the college previous to demise. The primary post-mortem was accomplished in Warri on December 2, 2021.

Following an order for a second post-mortem, the physique of the deceased was delivered to Lagos for a second post-mortem.

Our findings on the second post-mortem embrace marked pallor of organs, pneumonia (an infection of the lungs), infections of the liver and kidneys in addition to the guts. These infections emanated from the ankle an infection described earlier within the report. Microscopic sections additionally confirmed these findings.

Dying was attributable to Septicaemia following infections of the lungs and kidneys arising from the ankle wound.

No proof of blunt pressure trauma on this physique.

The findings within the oesophagus and abdomen aren’t suitable with chemical intoxication. Dying on this case is pure.”


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