A 57 year old American man, Charles Carlson, has been found dead in his hotel room, Ellyx Ville hotel, situated in Lekki Phase one, Lagos Tuesday September 6th. The Nation reports that Carlson’s body was found beside a rope at about 5:30pm.
After his body was discovered, the police at the Maroko division were informed of the incident by the hotel manager, Vincent Onwuke and have evacuated his corpse.
It was gathered that the hotel management became suspicious after the guest did not come down for breakfast on Tuesday neither did he respond to telephone calls to his room and mobile number.
His business partner was contacted and his hotel room forced open only to discover him dead close to the door. It was not clear if the man committed suicide with the rope found beside him.
Source: The Nation