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Wife of popular Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh shot dead near Washington D.C. and speculation is rife he assassinated her

The wife of Chris Attoh, a popular Ghanaian actor, was shot dead near Washington D.C. on Friday, and speculation is mounting that the actor might have assassinated her.


Reports say investigators are studying Attoh’s social media posts after he deleted all photographs of him and Jenifer together on his websites, leading to speculation in Ghana that the couple was splitting up after just seven years of marriage, reported Voice of America.


Police in a Washington suburb are searching for the killer of Bettie Jenifer who was shot and killed Friday afternoon in Greenbelt, Maryland, as she left the office building where she worked.

According to witnesses, Jenifer reportedly saw a man with a gun standing in the parking lot, and as she tried to run away, the gunman chased her, shooting her twice.

Police say they believe Jenifer was the victim of a targeted killing

The gunman remained at large on Monday afternoon.


Attoh was in Los Angeles working on a film and immediately flew to Maryland.

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Simon Ateba | Washington DC
Simon Ateba | Washington DC
Born in a small village in Cameroon, groomed in Nigeria's most populous city of Lagos, and now in Washington D.C. to practice journalism at a global level, Simon is an investigative journalist and publisher of TODAY NEWS AFRICA, USA based in Washington DC


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