The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Edgar Imohimi, has said substances suspected to be drugs were found in the car of late Gbemiga Biodun, popularly known as DJ Olu, who passed along with his friend Chime Amaechi, in the car.
Imohimi said the substances found will be analysed to determine if they are indeed drugs. He said:
They were found dead in the garage.
Some substances suspected to be drugs were found in the vehicle.
But in any case, autopsies would be carried out to know the cause of death.
There were no marks of violence on their bodies. Let the autopsies explain the cause of death.
The substances will also be analysed. We need expert opinion and it is being done.
Both DJ Olu and Chime were found dead on Saturday in a BMW car in a garage on Block B, Banana Island, Lagos, Punch reports.
A source who spoke to Punch corroborated the police report, saying the two were found with blood coming out of their noses and mouths. The source said:
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.
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.