The Consultant Pathologist, Dr Clement Vhriterhire, with Central Hospital Warri, Delta State who carried out an initial autopsy on the body of Sylvester Oromoni Jnr. has reiterated that the Dowen College student died of pneumonia leading to sepsis.
This evidence is contrary to allegations of beating against five students of the school.
This latest testimony also aligned with the testimony of Dr Sokunle Soyemi, pathologist to the Lagos State University Hospital, LASUTH.
According to the physician, while being led in evidence, he told Coroner Mikhail Kadiri that he was served Coroner papers by the Police to carry out a post-mortem on 2nd December 2021 on the corpse of Oromoni.
He said before the operation, he was told that the deceased was beaten, but not told he was given a substance to drink before touching the deceased.