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Police confirms man’s death inside Lagos restaurant

By News Desk

The Lagos police command has confirmed the sudden death of a man, who came to watch television at a beer parlour and was found dead later after in the state.

It was gathered that the man had visited the bar to relax and ended up lifeless on the chair without any mark of violence.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed to newsmen on Sunday.

Hundeyin said that the owner of the beer parlour, whose name was not mentioned, reported the case to Elere Police Division on Wednesday at about 7.00 p.m.

He said that the report revealed that a customer (now deceased), whose name and address were yet unknown, in his 50s, came to the beer parlour located along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway at about 6.15 p.m.

He said the bar owner said the customer walked into the open bar to sit and watch television like any other customers, while some were drinking.

“He was later observed to be sleeping on the chair and there was an attempt to wake him up, but they discovered that he was lifeless.

“The scene was visited by detectives of the division and the body was seen lifeless on the chair without any mark of violence.

“The body has been removed to Mainland General Hospital Mortuary Yaba, Lagos for autopsy. Efforts to trace his family is in progress,” he said.

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