The Family Tagbo Umeike, has said that the truth about the untimely death of their son will come to light, saying there is more his death.
The family said this in a statement released of its behalf by one Mrs Araka.
It stated that recent development have shown that there is more to the death of their son and that they would ensure that the truth of the matter comes out.
Read the statement below…
“We, the family of Tagbo Ifeatuchukwu Umeike, received the shocking news of the passing of our brother on October 3 at about 8:55p.m., several hours after his demise. Since his passing, there have been several stories making the rounds, especially on social media, regarding Tagbo’s personality and the circumstances concerning his death. For a family that is trying to come to terms with the passing of their loved one, some disparaging and unfounded comments and statements about his personality and life, especially from individuals who did not even know Tagbo, have been received with a lot of sadness.
“Tagbo looked out for everyone and had a big heart; he was a friend to all and loved by many. Evidence received so far suggests that there is more to his death and we, as a family, will ensure that the truth regarding the circumstances of his passing will be brought to light. At this point, we will like to thank the Lagos State Police Force, led by Acting Police Commissioner, Imohimi Edgal, for their diligence and professionalism in carrying out their investigation. We are pleased to say that we now have a clearer picture of the events leading up to Tagbo’s untimely demise. As it is an ongoing investigation, we are unable to disclose any further information, but suffice to say the truth will come out! We would like to kindly ask that the print media and blogs covering this story refrain from printing hearsay and fabrications and stick to the facts, while respecting that the family is grieving.”
The Lagos Police Command had on Wednesday confirmed that Tagbo, a friend of pop star Davido, died of suffocation. Tagbo’s lover, Caroline Danjuma had accused Davido of involvement in his death. She had alleged that Davido and his friends dumped Tagbo’s body at the Hospital after he died in his car.
Davido continues to deny any involvement. But he was re-invited by the Lagos Police for questioning after the autopsy result showed that Tagbo indeed died of suffocation.