Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh’s wife who was gunned down by while leaving the office on Friday was married to two different men, one of is suspected to be a convicted drug lord, police said
Greenbelt police said 44-year-old Bettie Jenifer of Bowie, left her office in the 6300 blocks of Ivy Lane about 5 pm and was walking to her car when a man armed with a handgun approached her.
when she tried to run, the man followed and fired multiple rounds, unfortunately, one bullet struck in the head, said the police.
The Police who described the suspect as black and having a thin build with black hair took off after in a vehicle. He was wearing dark clothing and may have been in a blue car.
the police in an investigation confirmed on Saturday that the deceased Jenifer was married to a Well-known actor and TV host in Ghana. the two married in October, following Attoh’s divorce wife from his first
On Sunday, police said Jenifer was also married to 47-year-old Kedrick Jenifer, who is currently serving a 20-year prison sentence for importing large amounts of cocaine into Baltimore from Texas.
The U.S. District Attorney’s Office said the kingpin’s “Jenifer drug trafficking organization” distributed at least 450 kilograms of cocaine in Baltimore and Woodbridge, Virginia.
“Kedrick Jenifer lived large as a major Baltimore drug dealer,n.
Court records show that Kedrick Jenifer filed for divorce on April 9. Bettie Jenifer then filed for divorce six days later. The attorneys involved declined News4’s request for comment.
Greenbelt police confirmed Sunday the shooting was targeted and not a random incident.
Police have not named a suspect or motive in the case.
Co-workers said Bettie Jenifer worked at a temporary staffing agency on the first floor.
A spokesperson for Attoh’s talent agency gave the following statement:
“Waka Talent Agency is saddened by the death of Bettie Jenifer, who was married to our client, Mr. Chris Attoh. We would like to note that the family has requested to mourn in private and therefore will not be doing any press interviews or commenting on the death.”