A police source said the corpse has been deposited at the Yaba mortuary, and if the family was not located within a stipulated time, the corpse will then be qualify for mass burial by the Lagos state government.
According to a recent report, the Idimu Division of police seemed to be in dilemma yesterday the 18th of Dec on what to do with the corpse of an unidentified commercial driver who was found dead inside his bus after parking on the high way in Lagos State. It was gathered that the police was yet to have found any contact of the family of the deceased because there was no way to locate the family yet. The incident occurred close to Council bus stop in Idimu area of Lagos where the late commercial bus driver was plying before he was found dead on the driver’s seat. It was gathered that there was no incidence of accident in the area and the bus had no scratch or damage.
The matter was reported to the Idimu Police Division and the DPO led his team to the scene of the event, recovered the corpse and deposited his remains at the mortuary for autopsy report. The yellow commercial bus which the deceased passed on was also recovered and parked at the police station as exhibit. The cause of his death is yet to be known as the autopsy report is not yet out.
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However, residents around the scene of the event suspected that he might have died due to stress or may have had a terminal ailment that would have caused his death. police sources confirmed the incident and said that they were working on contacting any member of his family. A police source said the corpse has been deposited at the Yaba mortuary, and if the family was not located within a stipulated time, the corpse will then be qualify for mass burial by the Lagos state government.