A 44-year-old woman shot and killed in Maryland in the United States of America Friday, May 10, 2019 has been identified as wife of Ghanaian actor, Chris Attoh.
According to Greenbelt Police Bettie Jenifer was shot in the head at the car park of an office complex at around 5:10 pm.
Initial investigations by police in the US indicated that Jenifer had exited a nearby office building and was walking towards her car when she was approached by a suspect who was armed with a handgun.
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She tried running away from the gun man but, the suspect followed her and fired at her multiple times, with at least one shot hitting her.
Jenifer, died on the scene.
The suspect, according to police, was seen fleeing the scene in a blue vehicle following the shooting. He is described as a black male with a thin build.
Police say he was last seen wearing a brown shirt and khaki pants. His hair may be styled in cornrows.
Chris Attoh and Bettie Jenifer married at a ceremony in Accra October 2018. This was shortly after divorcing his first wife, Nigerian actor DamiloIa Adegbite, with whom he has a son.
Chris Attoh sparked speculation on social media recently, when he indicated that all was not well with his second marriage after he deleted all of Bettie’s pictures from his social media pages.
It was alleged that they had broken up but neither of the two has publicly confirmed or denied the story.
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