The physique discovered by police in a lake in Epping Forest has been confirmed as lacking pupil Richard Okorogheye.
Richard‘s loss of life is being handled as “unexplained”, the Metropolitan Police mentioned, and officers don’t imagine, at this stage, there was any third-party involvement.
The 19-year-old left his household dwelling within the Ladbroke Grove space of west London on the night of twenty-two March, boarded a bus, and later took a 20-mile taxi experience from the W2 space of the capital to a residential avenue in Loughton, Essex.
Mr Okorogheye’s mom Proof Joel described her son as “a treasure” and mentioned he had spoken of “struggling to manage” with college pressures and had been shielding throughout the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Oxford Brookes pupil had sickle cell illness, and had seemingly not taken his every day medicine with him when he left.
A submit mortem examination came about on Wednesday and located no proof of bodily trauma or assault.
The power mentioned the reason for loss of life is pending whereas additional investigations are carried out.
Detective superintendent Danny Gosling, head of the Met’s central west public safety unit, mentioned: “My deepest sympathies exit to Richard’s household at this extremely tough time.
“This was not the result that any of us had hoped for and we’ll be sure that his grieving household are well-supported by specifically skilled officers.
“I wish to lengthen my due to the various officers, employees and members of the general public who’ve every performed a component within the intensive effort to find Richard.”