In continuation of the trial of the owner of Hilton Hotel owner, Dr Rahmon Adedoyin and six of his staff over the alleged murder of a student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Timothy Adegoke,on Wednesday, a consultant pathologist, Prof Segun Ojo, has said it was impossible to determine cause of death of the late student.
Prof Ojo who is currently working with the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, Osun state was the first prosecution witness called by the defence.
He was being led in evidence by counsel to the 2nd, 4th and 5th defendant.
The professor disclosed that he joined a team compromising 7 other professionals after the Head of Department, Prof. Akin Komolafe, who invited Prof. E. Afolayan to participate in the autopsy examination on the corpse of late Adegoke.
Ojo told the court that, during the examination of the he could not decide the cause of death, adding that, there were no marks of violence on the corpse of the deceased.
He said he submitted his report to the office of Osun state Commissioner of Police.
OAU Student’s murder : Court adjourns to March 30 for ruling on No-Case Submission Of Defendants
It will be recalled that the Chairman of Hilton Hotel, Ile-Ife, Dr Rahmon Adedoyin , and six others, are charged with the murder of Timothy Adegoke.
The six defendants are ; Magdalene Chiefuna, Adeniyi Aderogba, Oluwole Florence, Oyetunde Kazeem, Adebayo Kunle and Adedeji Adesola respectively.
The defendants had earlier pleaded not guilty to the 11-count charge, bordering on conspiracy, murder, attempted felony, unlawful interference with a dead body, altering and intent to destroy evidence.
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