Sylvester Ofori kills Barbara Tommey: Family holds one-week memorial (video)

Sylvester Ofori kills Barbara Tommey: Family holds one-week memorial (video)

- A one-week memorial has been held in honour of Barbara Tommey

- The one-week observance had family and friends in attendance

- A video from the memorial show it was an emotional scene

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A one-week memorial has been held for Barbara Tommey, the lady who was killed by her husband, Sylvester Ofori, in the United States.

A video from the one-week memorial has popped up showing it was a very emotional moment for family and friends.

Tommey was killed by her husband, Pastor Ofori, who is the head of Floodgates of Heaven International Ministries in Orlando in the United States.

Sylvester Ofori kills Barbara Tommey: Family holds one-week memorial (video)

Photo source: Instagram/Sweet Maam Adwoa
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As earlier reported by YEN.com.gh, Orlando police indicated that the shooting happened on September 8, 2020, outside the Navy Federal Credit Union branch where Tommey worked.

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The circumstance of the death of the 27-year-old by her husband of five years has sent shockwaves across social media.

From the accounts of some of the people who know Tommey and her husband, the marriage had been a toxic one with Ofori exhibiting violence and issuing threats on the life of Tommey.

Tommy's elder sister, in an interview with Kofi TV, confirmed that the marriage had virtually collapsed and Ofori had even tried to strangle her sister just a day before he shot her.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020, marked exactly one week since Tommey was shot seven times by her husband.

In line with Ghanaian customs, the family observed one week of her passing in a very sombre ceremony.

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, family and friends were sighted at the location laying wreaths in memory of Tommey.

Some of the people were heard in the background singing a Christian song while the wreaths were laid.

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Dirges were then played in the background while some people were heard weeping in Twi.

Later, a man addressed the people who had gathered at the memorial in honour of the 28-year-old Tommey.

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Meanwhile, Dr. Bernard Taylor, a friend of Barbara Tommey has revealed more details about the deceased's death.

According to Taylor, Tommey refused to report her husband, Pastor Sylvester Ofori, to the police despite many threats on her life

Taylor disclosed that Tommey was unwilling to report Ofori because she did not want his application for a US citizenship revoked

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Tommey's family has announced the details for her burial.

According to the elder sister, the family has decided to lay the deceased to rest on Saturday, September 26, 2020.

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