The spokesperson for The Gambia Police Force, Assistant Superintendent Foday Conta, has confirmed to The Fatu Network, that there was no foul play in the death of Richard Brooks, a Dutch national.
Richard was found death on October 11, 2017, along the Tanji highway and the matter was reported to Sanyang Police Station by one Malick Jammeh.
“The body was recovered by the police and taken to Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital mortuary in Banjul.”
Police PRO noted that the matter was investigated and during the cause of the investigation it was reveled that there was no foul play in his death. “Our investigation has revealed that, a night before his death, he was found at a bar and was heavily drunk.”
From the bar he rode his bicycle back home, It was during that time that the incident took place around the bridge in Sanyang says Police PRO.
“Gambia Police Force is in contact with the Dutch consulate in The Gambia and they too are following the investigation process.” However, a medical examination will be conducted on his body to ascertain the cause of his death.