He was beaten up and stabbed, his ear partly severed. Since then, he has been in a coma. Although it was reported at some point by his brother, Ayo, a Houston doctor, that he was moving his hands and legs.
It was believed the suspected perpetrator posed as a prospective Internet buyer of his electric blue BMW M3 coupe. The deceased’s elder brother, Bolaji, who is a politician, described his youngest brother as a brilliant lawyer with a “large heart”.
“I’m glad he has gone to rest,” he said. Since the news of his death broke on Facebook, the family has received an outpouring of e-mails, calls and messages from around the world. His funeral holds on Saturday, at 1818 Eldridge Rd, Sugarland, Texas.