Police confirm 8 children who locked themselves inside abandoned car dead in Lagos

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The Police in Lagos on Sunday confirmed the death of eight children who mistakenly locked themselves in an abandoned car while playing at Adelayo Str., Agunlayo, Jah Micheal, near Magbon area of Badagry.

The Spokesman for the Lagos Police Command, Mr Adekunle Ajisebutu, in a statement, said the incident occurred on Saturday.

Ajisebutu said that their bodies had been recovered and deposited at the Badagry General Hospital’s morgue for an autopsy so as to determine the actual cause of death.

“Notwithstanding the report made to the Police, the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered a thorough and speedy investigation into the circumstances surrounding their death.

“The CP also commiserates with the families of the victims,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who monitored the incident reports that the eight children were found dead in a vehicle parked in front of the owner’s house.

Mr Suru Avoseh, Commissioner,…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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