Clifford Orji the man dubbed the lagos cannibal who was arrested in 1999 for roasting and eating human flesh has died in prison aged 46.
Prison officials say the cause of dead is yet unknown ‘ as the doctors have not discovered any so far.’
Clifford, an alleged ritualist and cannibal, died in Kirikiri maximum prison, where he was an inmate for over thirteen years, in the early hours of Friday, Aug. 17 while asleep.
His bodyhad been deposited in a mortuary in Lagos after his death.
Clifford was arrested under the bridge at Toyota Bus-stop on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos with human parts. Police said he pretended to be mad after his arrest He was also caught eating some of the parts which he had roasted.
He was subsequently charged before the Ebute-Metta Magistrate’s Court, but died while awaiting trial.
Clifford Orji while in the prison,went raving mad ,a health challenge he coped with until his death.