Richard Okorogey’s body found in a lake in Epping Forest, UK.
A body found by police in a lake in Epping Forest was confirmed by missing Nigerian student Richard Okorogey.
The death of the 19-year-old was deemed “inexplicable”, the Metropolitan Police said, and the police do not believe there was a third party involved at this stage.
Police said Wednesday in a statement entitled “Body found in Epping Forest officially identified as 19-year-old Richard Okorogey.”
Okhorny suffered from sickle cell disease and was rumored to have fought a shield during the pandemic. On the evening of March 22, he left his family home in Ladbroke Grove in west London, took a bus, and then took a 20-mile taxi from the W2 district of the capital to a residential street in Lawton. Essex.
Police said the body was found Monday in a lake in Epping Forest.
“It has been officially identified and confirmed to be the body of 19-year-old Richard Okorogeya.
Richard disappeared from his home in Ladbroke Grove on Monday 22 March. He was reported missing on Wednesday 24 March.
“His next of kin have been informed and supported by specialized officers.
“Richard’s death is considered unexplained, and at this stage the police do not believe in the involvement of any third party. On Wednesday, April 7, a forensic autopsy took place. The cause of death is unknown, while additional investigations are ongoing, but no evidence of physical injury or assault has been found.
“Investigation into the circumstances of Richard’s death continues.
Dedicated search teams remain in parts of Epping Forest, Lawton while they continue to conduct further investigations as part of the investigation, police said.
Source: – Punch Ng