- The police have received the autopsy report on the late OAU postgraduate student, Timothy Adegoke
- It was gathered that the autopsy report was also made available to the Osun state police command for proper record keeping
- Meanwhile, this new development was made public on Wednesday, December 8, after the autopsy was conducted by a medical team
Abuja- The report on the autopsy conducted on the body of Timothy Adegoke, the late Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) postgraduate student is said to have been submitted to the Nigeria Police headquarters in Abuja.
The Nigerian Tribune reports that security sources who pleaded anonymity disclosed that a copy of the autopsy report was also made available to the Osun State police command for proper record keeping.
The report was said to have been submitted on Wednesday, December 8, after a medical team who conducted the autopsy had certified that the exercise was thoroughly carried out.
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Informed sources added that:
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“Adegoke died of severe trauma while his internal and external organs were intact. The internal organs like heart, kidney, livers and others could not be subjected to test because they are already in the advanced decomposition stage as at the time of carrying out the test; so they could not do that.”
The autopsy report was said to “ave established that both internal and external organs are complete, they are in the normal position that they are ought to be.”
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Sources stressed that medical experts could not do a toxicology test on the body “because the stomach had decomposed and was melting while they are carrying out the test.
“Severe trauma led to the death. I don’t know the type of trauma that he was subjected to before his death because the severe trauma that was arrived at was an open-ended conclusion. “Trauma could be as a result of hitting him with sticks or he falls, or sickness, or anything.”
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Elder brother of the deceased
The deceased’s elder brother, Gbade Adegoke confirmed that the family was informed that the report is out but its details were yet to be known.
The police public relations officer, Mrs Yemisi Opalola could not be reached to comment on the development.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the National Association of Nigerian Students has alleged that the owner of Hiltons Hotels and Resorts, Dr Rahman Adedoyin, is enjoying a preferential treatment in the custody of the Osun State Police Command.
It was reported that that the apex students’ association in the country while reacting to a recent audio recording released by Adedoyin while in police net showed that he is being accorded luxury.
In a statement released on Tuesday, November 23, NANS sent a note of warning to everyone involved in the investigation that the association will stop at nothing to expose and fight anyone, trying to pervert the cause of investigation or justice for the death of the student.
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CP Frank Mba, the Force spokesman, confirmed the development on Friday, November 12.