The viral autopsy report of Davido’s friend Tagbo which surfaced on the internet earlier has been confirmed to be fake. Reports said the autopsy was copied from a website and was that of Kenneka Jenkins, the American teenager who walked into a hotel freezer and died.
The fake autopsy report which was gotten from BET website with the real names replaced with Tagbo’s read:
“The Medical Examiner’s Office autopsy has revealed that alcohol was a substantial factor in the death of a 35-year-old Tagbo Umeike, the friend of Davido who died on his birthday.
“The result also showed that he had alcohol and drugs in his system capable of easing a person into the early stages of hypothermia and eventual death.
“The toxicology tests detected alcohol (Bacardi 151, 75.5% Alcohol) and topiramate, a medication for epilepsy and/or migraines in a man’s system, in Tagbo Umeike.’
“Tagbo’s blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) was at 0.112, higher than the 0.08 legal limit for normal human being state, the coroner’s office stated.
“While his family claims that Tagbo “didn’t have a prescription for any type of topiramate medication”, the coroner’s office stated that the amount of drug in Tagbos’ system was in the “therapeutic range.”
A statement by the coroner’s office said, “Alcohol and topiramate are synergistic. When combined, the effect of either or both drugs is enhanced.”
“Topiramate, like alcohol, can cause dizziness, impaired memory, impaired concentration, poor coordination, confusion and impaired judgment.
“Central nervous system depression, or impairment, combined with cold exposure can hasten the onset of hypothermia and death.”
Controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo confirmed this by showing exclusive pictures of Tagbo Umeke’s family, waiting for his Autopsy report at Lagos Island Mortuary.
His family reportedly sent exclusive photos to the Investigative Journalist alongside some information and circumstances surrounding his death and also confirmed that the Autopsy result circulating online was indeed fake, as they’re waiting for the real report at the Lagos Island Mortuary.
Kemi shared a video on her Instagram page and wrote;
“A FAKE AUTOPSY IS CIRCULATING the blogs in #Nigeria. Even credible ones at GoldmyneTV, Linda Ikeji and more posted the autopsy of #kennekajenkins an American teen. The viral edit even changed CBS Chicago to CBS Lagos with the #fakenews circulator having no idea that CBS is a TV network and not a mortuary or corona’s office. SMH.”
#BREAKING #HNNTagbo #hnnradio #FirstOnHNN #TagboUmeike's family has reached out to #HNNInvestigates regarding the investigation. __ A FAKE AUTOPSY IS CIRCULATING the blogs in #Nigeria. Even credible ones at GoldmyneTV, Linda Ikeji and more posted the autopsy of #kennekajenkins an American teen. The viral edit even changed CBS Chicago to CBS Lagos with the #fakenews circulator having no idea that CBS is a TV network and not a mortuary or corona's office. SMH. __ Stay tuned to @hnnafrica for the latest by clicking #hnntagbo or #hnninvestigates. Autopsy and toxicology results can take up to 2 weeks to be revealed.
#HNNInvestigates #HNNTagbo #firstonhnn #BREAKING #TagboUmeike's autopsy has now been performed Monday October 9th 2017. There is a preliminary report but I cannot disclose it yet. Preliminary means we have seen what is in his system. The reason we all have to wait for what killed #Tagbo and the key is partly in the TOXICOLOGY test. That can take about 2 weeks even in a modern country. I will continue to give you updates. __ Meanwhile his family are seeking legal advise on why Punch newspapers posted a fake autopsy doctored on the internet by some troll and allowed it to cause syndication by dumb Nigerian bloggers. I am contacting Chime's family today as I now have their various numbers. Chime's family described him in the mortuary according to my source as having so much "clumps of thick blood" in his mouth due to something ingested. He and DJ Olu were both seen in Banana Island eating at a restaurant. Olu, real name Olugbemiga Abiodun is also DEAD! __ #HNNTAGBO is trending on Twitter. Click it for up to date stories. Stay tuned @HNNAfrica for the accurate accounts.