A tragic incident occurred in a town in New Jersey, where a councilwoman was senselessly killed in a shooting outside her residence. Authorities are still investigating the case and trying to identify the perpetrator, while friends and local leaders mourn her loss.
The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office has confirmed that Eunice Dwumfour, a 30-year-old Republican member of Sayreville Borough Council, was the victim of a fatal shooting.
Dwumfour was discovered inside her car in the Parlin section of the borough with multiple bullet wounds at around 7:30 p.m. on February 1st.
The authorities reported that upon arriving at the scene, she was already deceased. Police believe that the shooting was targeted.
Tthe council stated on their official website that Dwumfour was supposed to be serving her term from 2022 to 2024.
Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey issued a statement of mourning for the late councilwoman on his social media accounts, asking anyone who may have any information to come forward and contact the relevant law enforcement authorities.
Her killer has not been identified or arrested yet.
Shawntelle Dwumfour had an extensive background in the field of information technology. She formerly served as the director of churches for Champions Royal Assembly, a global ministry. Additionally, she obtained her Bachelor’s in Women’s Studies from William Paterson University of New Jersey in 2017, as evidenced in her LinkedIn profile.