Police Begin Probe As Eight Lagos Children Die In Locked SUV
The police in Lagos State have commenced investigation into the death of 8 children in a parked vehicle in Jah-Michael community, Olorunda area of the state.
Thelagostimes gathered that the community was thrown into confusion when the dead children were discovered inside a Honda Pilot Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) with registration number AAA157BD parked inside a fenced house at Adelayo Street, Agunaje, along Badagry Expressway in Lagos.
The kids were said to be playing inside the SUV when they mistakenly locked themselves in as efforts to unlock the door proved abortive.
It was learnt that a parent, while searching for the children, found their remains inside the vehicle.
The parent was said to have raised the alarm, attracting other parents and residents.
The victims were identified as Mamod, Aisha, Zainab, Farida, Yakubu, Tayab, Wahab and one other.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, in a statement on Sunday, said the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, had ordered a probe into the incident, adding that the corpses had been deposited in a morgue.