Ghanaian actor, Chris Attoh who is mourning the death of his wife, Bettie Jennifer has now been named a prime suspect in her murder as investigation continues.
This comes after a sketch of the suspected shooter was released by the Police. George Matthews, a spokesman for the police agency in the Washington, D.C. has revealed that Ghanaian actor, Chris Attoh is a suspect and is being investigated in the murder of his wife, Bettie Jenifer, 44.
He revealed that police are particularly investigating a tweet from Chris Attoh hours before the death of the woman who was shot by a gunman.
Chris Attoh’s tweet reads;
“When it comes to relationships, remaining faithful is never an option but a priority. Loyalty is ever…,” but the police reveal that he is cooperating with investigations.
“That’s all part of the investigation. As far as I know, [Attoh is] fully cooperating,” said George Matthews according to a report attributed to him on people.com and wjla.com
Bettie Jenifer, 44, of Bowie, Maryland was leaving work on the 6300 block of Ivy Lane in Greenbelt Friday, May 10 when a gunman chased her down and shot her twice.
“This happened in broad daylight, in front of multiple witnesses, right in front of an office complex,” said Greenbelt Police spokesperson George Mathews.
Around 5 p.m. Friday, Jenifer walked out of the office building and headed to her car. She saw a man with a gun and started running.
“(She) was chased by the suspect who fired multiple shots at the victim striking her twice, once fatally in the head,” said Mathews.
Investigators are casting a wide net to try to find the suspect. The man is described as a black male, thin build, wearing a black, sleeveless top. He got into a blue vehicle and took off after killing Jenifer.
“Nowadays, you always want to look at social media,” said Mathews.
Bettie Jenifer’s husband Chris Attoh now a prime suspect of her murder was said to have rushed to the hospital after the news of her death broke.