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Man dies after being dared to drink 4 cases of beer

By Mason White 3:52 AM December 23, 2015
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By: Wayne Morin
A man who loved to drink beer died after being dared to drink four cases of beer at a time, police in Nigeria said.

Lagos State police said that they are investigating the death of 50-year-old Femi Aluko, who downed four cases of beer at a restaurant in the city.

The incident unfolded on Thursday evening, as Aluko and his friends were enjoying a night out at the restaurant. At some point, Aluko’s friends dared him to drink four cases of beer at once.

Aluko, who loved to drink alcoholic beverages, gladly accepted the challenge and he quickly downed the bottles of beer.

Unfortunately, later that evening, Aluko died of alcohol poisoning. His body was found on the side of a road near the restaurant.

Paramedics who arrived at the scene, declared Aluko dead.

Friends of Aluko, told investigators that he loved to drink and people gave him free alcohol in exchange for consuming large quantities at once.