JUST IN: Autopsy confirms Davido’s son, Ifeanyi, died by drowning


The autopsy conducted on the corpse of Ifeanyi Adeleke, son of Davido and his fiancée, Chioma Rowland, has revealed that he died as a result of drowning.

The Lagos state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the development on Saturday.

Hundeyin said, “Autopsy has been concluded. It confirms the boy (Ifeanyi) drowned.”

The police also said two suspects arrested in connection with the tragic incident are still being quizzed. “The two suspects are still with us. Autopsy has been concluded.

The autopsy confirmed that he (Ifeanyi) died by drowning,” Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Benjamin Hundeyin said.

On whether the two principal suspects will be charged in court, the police spokesman said, “I don’t want to preempt that. Investigation is still ongoing.” Hundeyin also debunked rumours that actress Eniola Badmus was arrested in connection with the case.

Ifeanyi, was said to have drowned in a pool on October 31. It was gathered that the incident happened within Davido’s residence in the Banana Island highbrow of Lagos.

The three-year-old was said to have been rushed to a hospital in Lekki where he was confirmed dead on arrival.

The police had arrested eight of Davido’s domestic workers but later released six of them.


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