A 57 year old American man, Charles Carlson, was found dead in his hotel room at Ellyx Ville hotel, situated in Lekki Phase one, Lagos yesterday (Tuesday September 6th).
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.
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.