Another friend of Nigeria’s hip-hop artist, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has been found dead in his luxury apartment in the United Kingdom.
Mayowa Ogunbayo was discovered by paramedics inside a west London luxury home on October 20, 2017.
29-year-old Mayowa Ogunbayo, also known as Johnny John, was stabbed to death at a London flat he shared with his fiancée.
According to the Mirror of UK, Ogunbayo was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after a post-mortem examination revealed that he died from a wound to his heart.
Ogunbayo owned an entertainment company.
This brings the number to four of Davido’s friends who have died in this month of October.
Mayowa Ogunbayo was also friends with to Italian striker, Mario Balotelli, and Nigerian striker, Obafemi Martins.
First death recorded was Umueke Tagbo, believed to have died from overdose of alcohol, on October 5, 2017.
Followed was Olugbenga Abiodun, aka DJ Olu, and one crew member of the ace artiste Chime Amaechi.
They were found dead on October 8, 2017 in a BMW car in a garage on Block B, Banana Island, Lagos.
Ogunbayo, 29, also known as Johnny John, was stabbed to death at a London flat he shared with his fiancée.
A murder investigation has been launched by detectives, but police say they are treating the 29-year-old’s death as “unexplained” at this time.
In a statement, the police said it arrested a 21-year-woman, who was at the scene when officers arrived, on suspicion of murder.
the 21-year-old woman was later freed pending further enquiries.
The statement read: “Officers attended along with the LAS and a 29-year-old man was found suffering from stab injuries.
“He was pronounced dead at the scene at 02:57 hours. Next of kin have been informed and formal identification has taken place.
“At this time the death is being treated as unexplained. A post-mortem examination took place at Northwick Park Hospital mortuary on Friday, 20 October which gave the cause of death as a single stab wound to the heart.
“Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command took over the investigation on Wednesday, 25 October and are leading the investigation.