Bettie Jenifer, the wife of Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh has been shot dead while leaving her office in Maryland in the United States of America.
Chris Attoh and Bettie Jenifer married at a ceremony in Accra October 2018, shortly after divorcing his first wife, Nigerian actress DamiloIa Adegbite.
According to reports, she was shot in the head by the gunman on Friday evening around 5pm and was pronounced dead when police arrived at the scene of the crime.
She left the office in the 6300 block of Ivy Lane and was walking to her car when a man armed with a handgun approached her.
The gunman reportedly fled in a vehicle after killing Bettie Jenifer, and is still wanted by the Maryland Police.
Police described the suspect as “a black male with a think build and black hair, wearing a dark shirt and pants.”