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New Jersey councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour shot dead in car


Eunice K. Dwumfour, 30, was found shot multiple times on Wednesday evening in a Sayreville neighborhood.

India Today Web Desk

New Delhi,UPDATED: Feb 3, 2023 11:46 IST

New Jersey councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour found shot dead in car

New Jersey councilwoman was found dead in her car after multiple gunshots.

By India Today Web Desk: A 30-year-old councilwoman in the borough of Sayreville, New Jersey, was found shot to death in her car on Wednesday.

Eunice Dwumfour, a Republican councilwoman, was found by police with multiple gunshot wounds on Wednesday evening and was pronounced dead on the scene, according to Middlesex County officials, as reported by CNN.

Dwumfour was inside her car near her home when she was shot. The vehicle then took off down the road and crashed into other parked vehicles. A homicide investigation is underway.

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A man identifying himself as Dwumfour’s neighbor said she was killed while returning home from work, HuffPost reported.

Sayreville Mayor Victoria Kilpatrick said the entire community is “shocked and saddened” by her death.

“Beyond her dedication to our community, I can share that she was a woman of deep faith and worked hard to integrate her strong Christian beliefs into her daily life as a person and a community leader,” the mayor said.

The Sayreville Borough councilwoman was serving a term from 2022 to 2024, according to the council’s website.

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